Morden Colliery Historic Park

Feature Type:Provincial Historic Park - Historic park administered by the province.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: At South Wellington, just SE of Nanaimo, Cranberry Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°05'45''N, 123°52'22''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/4

Origin Notes and History:

Morden Colliery Historic Park established as a Class A Provincial Park, per Order in Council 99, 11 January 1972, containing 10.45 acres more or less. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 4 ha. more or less.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

See BC Mines Reports beginning in 1912 for descriptions and history of this mine.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office