Appendix J    Nass Wildlife Areas

 
 
 
Map and metes and bounds description of the Nass Wildlife Area

 
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Appendix J -  1   Metes and bounds description of the Nass Wildlife Area

All that parcel or tract of land, together with all that land covered by water lying below the present natural boundaries, situated in Range 5 Coast and Cassiar Districts, and lying within the following described area:

Commencing at boundary Point No. 7 (formerly known as Point "D"), being a monument set by survey upon the ground on the International Boundary between Canada and Alaska;

thence in a straight line to the nearest point on the westerly boundary of the watershed of Bear River;

thence northerly along the westerly boundary of the watershed of Bear River to the northerly boundary of said watershed;

thence easterly along the northerly boundary of the watershed of Bear River to the westerly boundary of the watershed of Surprise Creek;

thence northerly along the westerly boundary of the watershed of Surprise Creek to the northerly boundary of said watershed;

thence in a general easterly direction along the northerly boundaries of the watersheds of Surprise Creek, Hanna Creek, and Tintina Creek to the easterly boundary of the watershed of Tintina Creek;

thence southerly along the easterly boundary of the watershed of Tintina Creek to the northerly boundary of District Lot 2473, Cassiar District;

thence easterly along the northerly boundary of District Lot 2473 to the northeast corner thereof;

thence on a bearing of 90° to the left natural boundary of Nass River;

thence in a general northeasterly direction along the left natural boundary of Nass River to the left natural boundary of Vile Creek;

thence in a general southeasterly direction along the left natural boundary of Vile Creek to the point where the left natural boundary of Vile Creek meets the left natural boundary of the most easterly northeasterly flowing fork thereof;

thence on a bearing of 135° to the easterly boundary of the watershed of Nass River;

thence southerly and southwesterly along the easterly and southeasterly boundaries of the watershed of Nass River to the northerly boundary of the watershed of Khutzeymateen River;

thence westerly along the northerly boundary of the watershed of Khutzeymateen River and continuing westerly along the northerly boundary of the watersheds of those streams flowing southerly into Khutzeymateen Inlet to the ridge that separates those streams flowing northwesterly into Steamer Passage from those flowing northerly into Kwinamass Bay;

thence northwesterly along the ridge that separates those streams flowing northwesterly into Steamer Passage from those flowing northerly into Kwinamass Bay produced to the most northerly point on the natural boundary of Godu Point;

thence on a bearing of 340° to the middle line of Portland Inlet;

thence southwesterly along the middle line of Portland Inlet to the southeasterly prolongation of the middle line of Wales Passage;

thence northwesterly to and along the middle line of Wales Passage, passing to the east of York Island, and continuing northwesterly along the northwesterly prolongation of the middle line of Wales Passage produced to the International Boundary between Canada and Alaska;

thence in a general northerly direction along the International boundary between Canada and Alaska to boundary Point No. 7 (formerly known as Point "D"), being a point thereon, and also being the point of commencement.

     
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