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Executive Order 927

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It is hereby ordered that the following areas of submerged lands, reefs and rocks be added to the military reservations on Batan Island, Luzon, and on the Island of Cacraray, Albay Province, Philippine Islands, as declared by Executive Order of March 10, 1906 (G. 0., No. 60, War Department, March 23, 1906), viz:

  1. To the military reservation on Batan Island:
    All submerged areas, reefs and rocks between the low-water boundary of said reservation, as described in said order, and a line in the sea parallel to and 1,000 yards out beyond the said low-water boundary—the easterly boundaries of the lands herein added to the reservation being a line drawn due north in Gaba Bay from the point where the present eastern boundary meets low-water line of said bay, and a line S. 18° 10′ E. into Caracaran Bay from the point where the said eastern boundary meets the low-water line of Caracaran Bay.
  2. To the military reservation on the Island of Cacraray:
    All submerged areas, reefs and rocks between the low-water boundary of the existing reservation and a line in the sea 1,000 yards out beyond the said low-water boundary-the side lines of the lands herein added to said reservation being drawn from the points where the north and south boundaries of the said reservation meet the low-water boundary at right angles to the general direction of the shore line at said points, respectively.
Signature of Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt.

The White House,

August 14, 1908.


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