ȽÁUˌWELṈEW̱ / John Dean 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
Pronounced: tlay-will-nook / jon-deen
Relative Location: N and E sides of Mount Newton, Saanich Peninsula, N of Victoria, North Saanich Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 48°36'54"N, 123°26'52"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 92B/11

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 1611, 9 December 1921, containing 100.87 acres. Area increased per OIC 781/1956 and OIC 2614/1961, and OIC 715/1962. Further boundary changes per OIC 1184/1989 and OIC 1480/1993. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 173 ha. more or less. Name changed 16 May 2019 to ȽÁU,WELṈEW̱ / John Dean Park per Bill 16-2019: Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act.

Source: BC place name cards & correspondence, and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.

See BC Parks website for more information (http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/john_dean/).

Source: included with note