Morrissey Park

Feature Type:Provincial Park - Legally defined land area, under provincial jurisdiction, for camping, outdoor recreation, and preservation of wildlife.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W side of Elk River, S of Fernie, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°23'26''N, 115°01'04''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82G/6

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 1974, 6 August 1962 by OIC 1974. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 4.57 ha. more or less.

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