Regional District of Nanaimo

Feature Type:Regional District - A division of the province incorporated as a regional district.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: SE side of Vancouver Island
Latitude-Longitude: 49°15'00''N, 124°20'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92F/1
Related Maps: 92F/1
92F/2
92F/7
92F/8
92G/4
92G/5

Origin Notes and History:

Incorporated as Regional District of Nanaimo 24 August 1967; name confirmed 4 April 1974 on MCR-5, sheet 3. Link to the regional district's own internet site through http://www.civicnet.gov.bc.ca/

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