Executive Order 704

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Signed by President  Theodore Roosevelt  Wednesday, October 23, 1907
See Proclamation 2416, July 25, 1940.

It is hereby ordered that all small, unsurveyed islands lying off the coast of the State of Washington in the Pacific Ocean, between latitudes 47° 8′ North, and 47° 29′ North, among which are those named and commonly known as Arch Island, Sea Lion Rock, Willoughby Rock, Split Rocks, Sonora Reef, Greenville Arch and Copalis Rock, as the same are shown upon coast survey chart No. 6400 or upon the General Land Office map of the State of Washington, dated 1887, and located within the area segregated by a broken line and shown upon the diagram hereto attached and made a part of this order, are hereby reserved and set aside for the use of the Department of Agriculture as a preserve and breeding ground for native birds and animals. This reservation to be known as Copalis Rock Reservation.

Signature of Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt.

The White House,

October 23, 1907.


Copalis Rock Reservation EO 704 illustration.jpg
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