Mount Maxwell Park

Feature Type:Provincial Park - Legally defined land area, under provincial jurisdiction, for camping, outdoor recreation, and preservation of wildlife.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Just N of Burgoyne Bay on W side of Saltspring Island, Saltspring Island Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 48°48'15''N, 123°30'57''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92B/13

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 1376, 21 October 1938. Redescribed per OIC 1538/70. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 199 hectares more or less. Boundary redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole now containing approximately 231 hectares.

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