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Territorial Sea Geographical Coordinates (Area 7) Order (SOR/85-872)

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Territorial Sea Geographical Coordinates (Area 7) Order

SOR/85-872

OCEANS ACT

Registration 1985-09-10

Order Respecting Geographical Coordinates of Points from which Baselines May Be Determined

P.C. 1985-2739  1985-09-10

Whereas Canada has long maintained and exercised sovereignty over the waters of the Canadian Arctic archipelago.

Therefore, Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Secretary of State for External Affairs, pursuant to subsection 5(1)Footnote * of the Territorial Sea and Fishing Zones Act, is pleased hereby to make the annexed Order respecting geographical coordinates of points from which baselines may be determined, effective January 1, 1986.

Short Title

 This Order may be cited as the Territorial Sea Geographical Coordinates (Area 7) Order.

Interpretation

 In this Order,

Act

Act means the Territorial Sea and Fishing Zones Act; (Loi)

Area 7

Area 7 means the Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland and includes all islands and low-tide elevations adjacent to the Area; (région 7)

C.H.S. Chart

C.H.S. Chart means Canadian Hydrographic Service Chart. (carte S.H.C.)

General

  •  (1) The lists of geographical coordinates of points set out in Schedules I, II and III are hereby issued as lists of geographical coordinates of points from which baselines may be determined pursuant to the Act in respect of Area 7.

  • (2) For the purposes of subsection (1), the geographical coordinates of points set out in columns II and III of an item of the schedules are those determined from the chart and edition set out in column IV of that item.

  •  (1) In respect of the portion of Area 7 for which the geographical coordinates of points are listed in Schedule I, the baselines are straight lines joining the points so listed.

  • (2) In respect of the portion of Area 7 for which the geographical coordinates of points are listed in Schedule II, the baseline is the low-water line along the coast joining the points so listed.

  • (3) In respect of the portion of Area 7 for which the geographical coordinates of points are listed in Schedule III, the baselines are the low-water lines of the islands and of the low-tide elevations.

SCHEDULE I(Subsection 4(1))

AREA 7

Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
ItemLocalityLatitudeLongitudeC.H.S. Chart and Edition
1. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Nunaluk Spit69°36′54″N.139°54′10″W.7601 (1979)
2. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Herschel Island69°38′30″N.139°07′24″W.7601 (1979)
3. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Collinson Head69°34′40″N.138°50′25″W.7601 (1979)
4Kay Point69°17′54″N.138°23′20″W.7602 (1981)
5Pitt Island69°10′55″N.136°16′00″W.7602 (1981)
6Garry Island69°29′55″N.135°49′03″W.7602 (1981)
7. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Pelly Island69°35′18″N.135°35′30″W.7602 (1981)
8. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Pelly Island69°38′22″N.135°29′00″W.7602 (1981)
9Hooper Island69°41′45″N.134°55′15″W.7604 (1984)
10. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Pullen Island69°47′08″N.134°23′18″W.7604 (1984)
11. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Pullen Island69°46′45″N.134°16′18″W.7604 (1984)
12Hendrickson Island69°32′25″N.133°31′50″W.7604 (1984)
13. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Tuft Point69°44′15″N.132°32′15″W.7604 (1984)
14. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Warren Point69°45′50″N.132°17′24″W.7604 (1984)
15Atkinson Point69°57′10″N.131°26′15″W.7605 (1984)
16Relief Islet70°10′20″N.130°46′40″W.7605 (1984)
17Cape Dalhousie70°16′12″N.129°45′36″W.7605 (1984)
18Observation Point70°38′15″N.128°16′06″W.7606 (1984)
19. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Kellet71°59′10″N.126°01′00″W.7081 (1971)
20. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Meek Point72°52′20″N.125°07′00″W.7832 (1971)
21. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Liot Point73°06′03″N.124°52′20″W.7832 (1971)
22. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Unnamed Point73°29′00″N.124°18′40″W.7832 (1971)
23Bernard Island73°34′45″N.124°20′30″W.7832 (1971)
24. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Norway Island73°41′50″N.124°41′00″W.7832 (1971)
25. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Norway Island73°42′50″N.124°43′00″W.7832 (1971)
26Robilliard Island73°55′30″N.124°32′00″W.7832 (1971)
27Phillips Island74°05′05″N.124°35′40″W.7832 (1971)
28Gore Islands74°17′45″N.125°04′00″W.7832 (1971)
29Gore Islands74°18′45″N.125°01′30″W.7832 (1971)
30Cape Prince Alfred74°20′30″N.124°46′00″W.7832 (1971)
31Perseverance Point75°54′10″N.122°40′20″W.7832 (1971)
32Unnamed Island76°00′20″N.123°01′00″W.7952 (1972)
33Unnamed Island76°01′24″N.123°03′30″W.7952 (1972)
34Unnamed Island76°03′00″N.123°05′00″W.7952 (1972)
35Unnamed Island76°12′20″N.122°59′00″W.7952 (1972)
36Lands End76°21′24″N.122°58′00″W.7952 (1972)
37Unnamed Island76°27′05″N.122°09′00″W.7952 (1972)
38Tullett Point76°44′36″N.121°12′00″W.7952 (1972)
39Unnamed Island77°16′00″N.119°23′00″W.7952 (1972)
40Cape Andreason77°19′30″N.119°10′00″W.7952 (1972)
41Unnamed Island77°22′30″N.118°47′00″W.7952 (1972)
42Unnamed Island77°24′30″N.118°12′00″W.7952 (1972)
43Satellite Bay77°31′15″N.117°16′00″W.7952 (1972)
44Cape Leopold M’Clintock77°32′36″N.116°54′00″W.7952 (1972)
45Ballantyne Strait77°35′50″N.116°34′00″W.7952 (1972)
46Polynia Islands77°38′55″N.116°08′00″W.7952 (1972)
47Polynia Islands77°45′55″N.115°54′00″W.7952 (1972)
48Polynia Islands77°48′50″N.115°47′00″W.7952 (1972)
49Brock Island77°54′00″N.115°26′00″W.7952 (1972)
50Brock Island78°05′20″N.115°02′30″W.7952 (1972)
51Wilkins Strait78°20′25″N.114°12′00″W.7952 (1972)
52Borden Island78°27′50″N.113°07′00″W.7953 (1972)
53Borden Island78°34′40″N.112°30′00″W.7953 (1972)
54Borden Island78°37′18″N.112°12′50″W.7953 (1972)
55Borden Island78°48′00″N.110°46′00″W.7953 (1972)
56Isachsen Peninsula79°22′45″N.105°32′00″W.7953 (1972)
57Meighen Island80°08′53″N.99°46′00″W.7953 (1972)
58Perley Island80°11′12″N.99°18′00″W.7953 (1972)
59Cape Northwest80°21′36″N.96°34′00″W.7953 (1972)
60Rum Islands80°32′10″N.96°15′00″W.7953 (1972)
61Bjarnason Island80°40′15″N.96°07′00″W.7953 (1972)
62Axel Heiberg Island81°00′15″N.95°14′00″W.7953 (1972)
63Cape Thomas Hubbard81°20′12″N.94°18′00″W.7953 (1972)
64Kleybolte Peninsula81°43′50″N.91°42′00″W.7954 (1974)
65Cape Bourne81°56′40″N.90°35′00″W.7954 (1974)
66Cape Armstrong82°06′06″N.88°03′00″W.7954 (1974)
67Cape Woods82°13′06″N.86°50′00″W.7954 (1974)
68Alert Point82°27′30″N.85°47′00″W.7954 (1974)
69Cape Bicknor82°48′54″N.81°31′00″W.7954 (1974)
70. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Fanshawe Martin82°56′50″N.79°53′00″W.7954 (1974)
71. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Richards82°58′20″N.79°22′00″W.7954 (1974)
72Cape Discovery83°05′20″N.76°53′00″W.7954 (1974)
73Ward Hunt Island83°08′10″N.74°07′30″W.7304 (1978)
74Cape Nares83°05′55″N.71°33′00″W.7304 (1978)
75Cape Aldrich83°06′40″N.69°42′00″W.7304 (1978)
76Stuckberry Point82°57′00″N.66°44′00″W.7304 (1978)
77Cape Hecla82°54′30″N.64°52′00″W.7304 (1978)
78Cape Joseph Henry82°49′40″N.63°33′00″W.7304 (1978)
79. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Sheridan82°28′30″N.61°32′00″W.7304 (1978)
80. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Wrangel Bay82°00′15″N.62°19′00″W.7304 (1978)
81. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Wrangel Bay81°58′30″N.62°30′00″W.7304 (1978)
82. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*St. Patrick Bay81°47′35″N.63°54′00″W.7304 (1978)
83. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Baird81°29′40″N.64°28′30″W.7072 (1971)
84. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Back80°55′30″N.67°21′00″W.7072 (1971)
85. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Von Buch80°53′05″N.67°34′00″W.7072 (1971)
86. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Lawrence80°20′54″N.69°36′00″W.7072 (1971)
87. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Knorr79°50′00″N.71°14′00″W.7071 (1964)
88. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Louis Napoleon79°37′20″N.72°40′00″W.7071 (1964)
89Cape Hawks79°30′27″N.73°32′00″W.7071 (1964)
90Victoria Head79°13′50″N.74°27′00″W.7071 (1964)
91. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Henry79°09′06″N.74°35′00″W.7071 (1964)
92. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Albert79°02′56″N.74°24′00″W.7071 (1964)
93Cape Sabine78°43′55″N.74°06′00″W.7071 (1964)
94Brevoort Island78°40′40″N.74°07′00″W.7071 (1964)
95Cape Herschel78°35′06″N.74°35′00″W.7071 (1964)
96Cape Isabella78°19′40″N.75°02′00″W.7071 (1964)
97. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Paget Point78°06′24″N.75°33′30″W.7302 (1978)
98. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Dunsterville77°57′20″N.75°53′00″W.7302 (1978)
99Orne Island77°52′24″N.76°19′00″W.7302 (1978)
100. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Mouat77°35′45″N.77°42′00″W.7302 (1978)
101. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Eskimo Bluff77°26′24″N.78°14′30″W.7302 (1978)
102. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Combermere76°58′20″N.77°58′30″W.7302 (1978)
103. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Norton Shaw76°27′24″N.78°23′30″W.7302 (1978)
104Phillips Point76°03′00″N.78°49′50″W.7302 (1978)
105Princess Charlotte Monument75°50′30″N.78°49′50″W.7302 (1978)
106. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Johnson Point75°22′45″N.79°29′30″W.7302 (1978)
107. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Parker75°13′25″N.79°30′50″W.7302 (1978)
108Cape Cockburn74°53′00″N.79°19′00″W.7220 (1979)
109De Ros Islands74°48′00″N.79°32′20″W.7220 (1979)
110Cape Sherard74°36′00″N.80°13′00″W.7220 (1979)
111. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Hay73°44′12″N.80°01′40″W.7220 (1979)
112. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Graham Moore72°52′12″N.76°03′30″W.7220 (1979)
113. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Bowen72°33′30″N.75°33′00″W.7220 (1979)
114. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Coutts72°15′26″N.74°55′06″W.7217 (1983)
115Cape Antrobus72°14′00″N.74°41′20″W.7217 (1983)
116Cape Jameson72°04′45″N.74°14′20″W.7217 (1983)
117Cape Cargenholm71°46′30″N.73°35′50″W.7217 (1983)
118Cape Lord Rutherford71°41′42″N.73°10′30″W.7217 (1983)
119. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Hunter71°39′30″N.72°32′50″W.7217 (1983)
120. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Scott Inlet71°15′00″N.71°08′50″W.7217 (1983)
121Cape Come Again71°07′10″N.70°46′45″W.7217 (1983)
122Erik Point70°51′50″N.69°46′25″W.7217 (1983)
123. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Eglinton70°47′12″N.69°14′30″W.7217 (1983)
124. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Christian70°33′40″N.68°18′40″W.7053 (1970)
125Agnes Monument70°31′12″N.68°11′30″W.7053 (1970)
126. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Hewett70°16′00″N.67°44′30″W.7053 (1970)
127. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Raper69°44′30″N.66°56′30″W.7053 (1970)
128. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Henry Kater Peninsula69°16′00″N.66°29′00″W.7053 (1970)
129. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Henry Kater69°12′20″N.66°28′20″W.7053 (1970)
130Satigsun Island68°31′40″N.66°33′20″W.7053 (1970)
131Manitung Island68°08′40″N.65°29′30″W.7053 (1970)
132. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Kangeeak Point68°02′20″N.64°57′30″W.7053 (1970)
133. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Kangeeak Point67°58′40″N.64°44′00″W.7053 (1970)
134Cape Broughton67°39′12″N.63°56′00″W.7053 (1970)
135Merchants Bay67°20′24″N.63°05′30″W.7053 (1970)
136Cape Searle67°13′40″N.62°27′30″W.7053 (1970)
137Durban Island67°07′20″N.62°05′30″W.7052 (1966)
138Unnamed Island66°56′05″N.61°42′00″W.7052 (1966)
139. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Dyer66°46′00″N.61°26′00″W.7052 (1966)
140. Footnote for AREA 7 Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland*Cape Dyer66°36′12″N.61°15′30″W.7052 (1966)
141Exeter Sound66°20′36″N.61°28′00″W.7052 (1966)
142Cape Walsingham66°00′05″N.61°57′00″W.7052 (1966)
143Angijak Island65°40′06″N.62°06′30″W.7052 (1966)
144Angijak Island65°37′30″N.62°08′30″W.7052 (1966)
145Muingmak Island65°16′30″N.62°56′00″W.7052 (1966)
146Saxe-Coburg Island64°52′06″N.63°15′30″W.7052 (1966)
147Leybourne Islands64°18′40″N.64°29′30″W.7051 (1973)
148Lemieux Islands64°02′20″N.64°14′30″W.7051 (1973)
149Lemieux Islands63°54′50″N.64°08′00″W.7051 (1973)
150Lemieux Islands63°37′50″N.63°55′00″W.7051 (1973)
151Lemieux Islands63°25′15″N.63°53′00″W.7050 (1961)
152Lady Franklin Island62°56′24″N.63°41′00″W.7050 (1961)
153Lady Franklin Island62°55′10″N.63°41′30″W.7050 (1961)
154Monumental Island62°46′00″N.63°45′00″W.7050 (1961)
155North Foreland62°31′12″N.64°05′00″W.7050 (1961)
156Loks Land62°16′24″N.64°26′40″W.7050 (1961)
157Edgell Island61°48′10″N.64°44′00″W.7050 (1961)
158Resolution Island61°37′50″N.64°36′30″W.7050 (1961)
159Resolution Island61°31′20″N.64°33′15″W.7050 (1961)
160Hatton Headland61°19′00″N.64°46′30″W.7050 (1961)
161Lacy Island60°41′06″N.64°35′00″W.4773 (1963)
162Knight Group60°34′30″N.64°31′30″W.4773 (1963)
163Cabot Island60°26′20″N.64°25′47″W.4773 (1963)

SCHEDULE II(Subsection 4(2))

AREA 7

Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
ItemLocalityLatitudeLongitudeC.H.S. Chart and Edition
1Demarcation Point69°38′46″N.141°00′00″W.7601 (1979)
Nunaluk Spit69°36′54″N.139°54′10″W.7601 (1979)
2Herschel Island69°38′30″N.139°07′24″W.7601 (1979)
Collinson Head69°34′40″N.138°50′25″W.7601 (1979)
3Pelly Island69°35′18″N.135°35′30″W.7602 (1981)
Pelly Island69°38′22″N.135°29′00″W.7602 (1981)
4Pullen Island69°47′08″N.134°23′18″W.7604 (1984)
Pullen Island69°46′45″N.134°16′18″W.7604 (1984)
5Tuft Point69°44′15″N.132°32′15″W.7604 (1984)
Warren Point69°45′50″N.132°17′24″W.7604 (1984)
6Cape Kellet71°59′10″N.126°01′00″W.7081 (1971)
Meek Point72°52′20″N.125°07′00″W.7832 (1971)
7Liot Point73°06′03″N.124°52′20″W.7832 (1971)
Unnamed Point73°29′00″N.124°18′40″W.7832 (1971)
8Norway Island73°41′50″N.124°41′00″W.7832 (1971)
Norway Island73°42′50″N.124°43′00″W.7832 (1971)
9Cape Fanshawe Martin82°56′50″N.79°53′00″W.7954 (1974)
Cape Richards82°58′20″N.79°22′00″W.7954 (1974)
10Cape Sheridan82°28′30″N.61°32′00″W.7304 (1978)
Wrangel Bay82°00′15″N.62°19′00″W.7304 (1978)
11Wrangel Bay81°58′30″N.62°30′00″W.7304 (1978)
St. Patrick Bay81°47′35″N.63°54′00″W.7304 (1978)
12Cape Baird81°29′40″N.64°28′30″W.7072 (1971)
Cape Back80°55′30″N.67°21′00″W.7072 (1971)
13Cape Von Buch80°53′05″N.67°34′00″W.7072 (1971)
Cape Lawrence80°20′54″N.69°36′00″W.7072 (1971)
14Cape Knorr79°50′00″N.71°14′00″W.7071 (1964)
Cape Louis Napoleon79°37′20″N.72°40′00″W.7071 (1964)
15Cape Henry79°09′06″N.74°35′00″W.7071 (1964)
Cape Albert79°02′56″N.74°24′00″W.7071 (1964)
16Paget Point78°06′24″N.75°33′30″W.7302 (1978)
Cape Dunsterville77°57′20″N.75°53′00″W.7302 (1978)
17Cape Mouat77°35′45″N.77°42′00″W.7302 (1978)
Eskimo Bluff77°26′24″N.78°14′30″W.7302 (1978)
18Cape Combermere76°58′20″N.77°58′30″W.7302 (1978)
Cape Norton Shaw76°27′24″N.78°23′30″W.7302 (1978)
19Johnson Point75°22′45″N.79°29′30″W.7302 (1978)
Cape Parker75°13′25″N.79°30′50″W.7302 (1978)
20Cape Hay73°44′12″N.80°01′40″W.7220 (1979)
Cape Graham Moore72°52′12″N.76°03′30″W.7220 (1979)
21Cape Bowen72°33′30″N.75°33′00″W.7220 (1979)
Cape Coutts72°15′26″N.74°55′06″W.7217 (1983)
22Cape Hunter71°39′30″N.72°32′50″W.7217 (1983)
Scott Inlet71°15′00″N.71°08′50″W.7217 (1983)
23Cape Eglinton70°47′12″N.69°14′30″W.7217 (1983)
Cape Christian70°33′40″N.68°18′40″W.7053 (1970)
24Cape Hewett70°16′00″N.67°44′30″W.7053 (1970)
Cape Raper69°44′30″N.66°56′30″W.7053 (1970)
25Henry Kater Peninsula69°16′00″N.66°29′00″W.7053 (1970)
Cape Henry Kater69°12′20″N.66°28′20″W.7053 (1970)
26Kangeeak Point68°02′20″N.64°57′30″W.7053 (1970)
Kangeeak Point67°58′40″N.64°44′00″W.7053 (1970)
27Cape Dyer66°46′00″N.61°26′00″W.7052 (1966)
Cape Dyer66°36′12″N.61°15′30″W.7052 (1966)

SCHEDULE III(Subsection 4(3))

AREA 7

Canadian Arctic Islands and Mainland

Column IColumn IIColumn IIIColumn IV
ItemLocalityLatitudeLongitudeC.H.S. Chart and Edition
1Crescent Bank70°13′05″N.130°31′05″W.7605 (1984)
2Rabbit Island72°36′50″N.125°09′30″W.7832 (1971)
3Haswell Point72°40′24″N.125°06′50″W.7832 (1971)
4Terror Island72°50′30″N.125°13′00″W.7832 (1971)
5Unnamed Island66°37′20″N.61°16′00″W.7052 (1966)
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