Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 54 Part 1.djvu/75

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76TH CONG., 3D SESS.-CH. 40 -MAR. 4, 1940 [CHAPTER 401 AN ACT AMarch 4, 1940 To establish the Kings Canyon National Park, California, to transfer thereto the [H. B.394] lands now included in the General Grant National Park, and for other purposes [Public, No. 424] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Ciortress assembled, That the tract of toPp CaByoaNaf land in the State of California particularly described as follows, to etablishment. wit: Beginning at the summit of Junction Peak, being a point on the Deip ti on oftract present north boundary of Sequoia National Park, also a point on the Tulare and Inyo County line; thence westerly along said north bound- ary of said park to the crest of the hydrographic divide between Boulder Creek and Sugarloaf Creek; thence n a northerly direction along the crest of the hydrographic divide between Boulder Creek and Sugarloaf Creek to the intersection of said divide with the sec- tion line between sections 3 and 4 of township 14 south, range 80 east, Mount Diablo base and meridian; thence northerly along the section line between said sections 3 and 4 and between sections 33 and 34, and sections 27 and 28 of township 13 south, range 30 east, to the northwest corner of southwest quarter of section 27; thence north- westerly along the ridge immediately adjacent to and lying northeast from the headwaters of the east fork of Lightning Creek to the inter- section of said ridge with the section line between sections 21 and 28, township 13 south, range 30 east, which point lies on the said section line three quarters of a mile more or less westerly from the northeast corner of said section 28; thence in a northerly direction across the easterly branch of the east fork of Lightning Creek at Summit Meadow to the ridge north of said creek branch; thence northeast- erly along said ridge to Lookout Peak; thence in a northeasterly direction along the ridge from said peak, being also the crest of the hydrographic divide between Sheep Creek and Lightning Creek to the intersection of said ridge, with the line between section 15 and 22, township 13 south, range 30 east, which point lies one quarter of a mile more or less westerly of the northeast corner of said section 22; thence easterly along said section line to the corner of sections 14, 15, 22, and 23; thence north along the line between sections 14 and 15 to the southwest corner of the northwest quarter of the northwest quarter of section 14; thence east to the southeast corner of the north- east quarter of the northwest quarter of the said section; thence south to the southwest corner of the northeast quarter of the said section; thence east to the southeast corner of the southwest quarter of the northeast quarter of the said section; thence south to the southwest corner of the northeast quarter of the southeast quarter of the said section; thence east to the northeast corner of the southeast quarter of the southeast quarter of the said section; thence south to the southwest corner of section 13; thence east on the line between sections 13 and 24 to the southeast corner of section 13; thence south to south- west corner of the northwest quarter of the northwest quarter of section 19, township 13 south, range 31 east; thence east along the north latitudinal one-sixteenth section line of sections 19, 20, and 21 to the southeast corner of the northeast quarter of the northwest quarter of said section 21; thence north to the quarter section corner of sections 16 and 21; thence east along the line between sections 16 and 21 to the southeast corner of said section 16; thence north along the section line to the quarter section corner of sections 15 and 16; thence west along the latitudinal quarter section line of sections 16, 17, and 18 to the northwest corner of the southeast quarter of section 18; thence north to the northeast corner of the southeast quarter of the northwest quarter of said section 18; thence west to the northwest corner of the southwest quarter of the northwest quarter of said 54 STAT.]