Beacon Hill Park

Beacon Hill Park (HMX8E)

Location: Victoria, BC 35952 Capital
Country: Canada
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N 48° 24.612', W 123° 21.904'

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When Victoria was settled in 1843, this area was a natural park. It was reserved in 1858 for a park by Sir James Douglas, Governor of the Colony of Vancouver Island and given in trust to Victoria by the Province of British Columbia. In 1882 it was so named from two beacons place upon the hill in 1846 to mark the position of Brotchie Ledge. Area is 154 acres.
HM NumberHMX8E
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Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 11:47pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10U E 472984 N 5361958
Decimal Degrees48.41020000, -123.36506667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 24.612', W 123° 21.904'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 24' 36.72" N, 123° 21' 54.24" W
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Area Code(s)205, 256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 104 Beacon Hill Loop, Victoria BC 35952, CA
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