Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve Order (SOR/96-93)

Regulations are current to 2017-09-27

(Province of British Columbia OIC No. 439)

Annex “A”

In the Province of British Columbia;

In the Queen Charlotte Land District;

In the Queen Charlotte Islands;

All those parcels or tracts of land, together with all that foreshore or land covered by water lying above the ordinary high water mark; (O.H.W.M.) of the Queen Charlotte Islands and more particularly described as follows:

FIRSTLY:

Commencing at the southeast corner of Lot 663;

thence due east to the ordinary high water mark of Darwin Sound;

thence in a general northeasterly direction along the ordinary high water mark of Darwin Sound and continuing in a general northwesterly direction along the ordinary high water mark of Crescent Inlet to a point on a straight line drawn between the northeast corner of Lot 663 and the peak at the intersection of the northerly boundary of the watershed of Crescent Inlet with the watershed boundary that separates those creeks that flow into Dana Inlet from those that flow into Logan Inlet (said peak being at approximate latitude 52°46′37″ and approximate longitude 131°49′09″);

thence southwesterly in a straight line to the northeast corner of Lot 663;

thence southerly along the easterly boundary of said Lot 663 to the southeast corner thereof, being the point of commencement.

SECONDLY:

Commencing at a point on the ordinary high water mark of Crescent Inlet, being a point on a straight line drawn between the peak at the intersection of the northerly boundary of the watershed of Crescent Inlet with the watershed boundary that separates those creeks that flow into Dana Inlet from those that flow into Logan Inlet (said peak being at approximate latitude 52°46′37″ and approximate longitude 131°49′09″) and the northeast corner of Lot 663;

thence in general southeasterly, northeasterly and northerly directions along the ordinary high water marks of Crescent Inlet, Logan Inlet and Hecate Straight to the most northeasterly point of Tangil Peninsula at Porter Head at approximate latitude 52°48′35″ and approximate longitude 131°39′20″;

thence southwesterly in a straight line to the most easterly peak on the Tangil Peninsula at approximate latitude 52°48′10″ and approximate longitude 131°39′39″;

thence westerly along the watershed boundary that separates those creeks that flow into Dana Inlet from those that flow into Logan Inlet to the peak at the intersection of the northerly boundary of the watershed of Crescent Inlet with the said watershed boundary that separates those creeks that flow into Dana Inlet from those that flow into Logan Inlet (said peak being at approximate latitude 52°46′37″ and approximate longitude 131°49′09″);

thence southwesterly in a straight line to the point of commencement, except that portion of Special Timber Licence 1209 P (being TO924) lying within the described boundaries.

THIRDLY:

That portion of Richardson Island lying to the north and west of a straight line drawn between Tanu Pt., being a point on the ordinary high water mark of Tanu Island (at approximate latitude 52°44′46″ and approximate longitude 131°42′35″) and a point on the ordinary high water mark of Richardson Island, on the westerly shore thereof, lying due east of the southeast corner of Lot 663, said point being at approximate latitude 52°43′35″ and approximate longitude 131°45′15″, except Lot 660 (being Timber Licence TO931);

those portions of Lyell Island lying to the east of a straight line drawn on a bearing of 345° between a point on the ordinary high water mark of Sedgwick Bay (at approximate latitude 52°39′10″ and approximate longitude 131°35′20″) lying due south of Powrivco Point, being a point on the ordinary high water mark of Atli Inlet, and a point on the northerly ordinary high water mark of Dog Island at approximate latitude 52°44′15″ and approximate longitude 131°37′45″, except Lot 1940 (being Timber Licence TO950);

Tanu Island, except Lot 640 (being Timber Licence TO938) and the whole of Tanoo Indian Reserve No. 9 (Tanu) according to Plan B.C. 42 recorded in the Canada Lands Surveys Records at Ottawa;

Kunga Island; Faraday Island; Murchison Island; and Ramsay Island.

FOURTHLY:

Huxley Island, Alder Island and Bolkus Islands, together with that portion of Burnaby Island lying to the north and west of a straight line drawn between the most southerly point of Francis Bay, being a point on the ordinary high water mark of Burnaby Island (at approximate latitude 52°21′51″ and approximate longitude 131°17′00″), and the most northerly point of Swan Bay, being a point on the ordinary high water mark of Burnaby Island (at approximate latitude 52°21′00″ and longitude 131°18′10″).

FIFTHLY:

That portion of Moresby Island lying to the east of the westerly boundaries of the watersheds of Louscoone Inlet, Skincuttle Inlet and Burnaby Strait, and to the south of the northerly boundary of the watershed of Bag Harbour, except that portion within the following described boundaries:

Commencing at the northwest corner of Lot 105, being a point on the ordinary high water mark of Moresby Island;

thence in general easterly, southwesterly, northeasterly, southerly, southwesterly and northeasterly directions along the ordinary high water mark of Moresby Island to the most easterly point of Marion Rock, being a point on said ordinary high water mark at approximate latitude 52°17′25″ and approximate longitude 131°06′30″;

thence due south to a point lying due east of the southeast corner of Lot 2748;

thence due west to a point lying due south of the southeast corner of Lot 2610;

thence northwesterly in a straight line to the most southerly corner of Lot 2604;

thence northwesterly along the southwesterly boundary of said Lot 2604 to the most westerly corner thereof;

thence northerly in a straight line to the northwest corner of Lot 2607;

thence northeasterly in a straight line to the most westerly corner of Lot 79;

thence northeasterly in a straight line to most westerly corner of Lot 88;

thence northeasterly along the northwesterly boundary of said Lot 88 to the most northerly corner thereof, and continuing northeasterly in a straight line to the northwest corner of Lot 2597;

thence northeasterly along the northerly boundary of said Lot 2597 to the ordinary high water mark of Moresby Island;

thence generally northerly, northwesterly and northeasterly along the ordinary high water mark of Moresby Island to the point of commencement.

Explanatory Note: All topographic features herein referred to being according to the Gazetteer of Canada (British Columbia) Third Edition, Ottawa 1985; to National Topographic Series (N.T.S.) Map, (103 B-C Moresby Island, Edition 2) produced at a scale of 1:250 000 by the Army Survey Establishment at Ottawa; to N.T.S. Maps (102-0/14 and 102-0/15 Cape St. James), (103B/2W Lyman Point), (103B/3 Kunghit Island), (103B/5 Gowgaia Bay), (103B/6 Burnaby Island), (103B/11 Ramsay Island), (103B/12 Darwin Sound), (103B/13 and 103B/14 Louise Island) and (103C/9 Tasu Head) produced at a scale of 1:50 000 by the Department of Energy, Mines and Resources at Ottawa and to Canadian Hydrographic Service (C.H.S.) Chart 3853 produced at a scale of 1:150 000 by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Ottawa.

Alistair M. MacLeod

for Michael O’Sullivan

Surveyor General and Director

Legal Surveys Division

December 2, 1994

 
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