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[75 Stat. 287]
[75 Stat. 287]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

75

STAT.]

PUBLIC LAW 87-126-:AUG. 7, 1961

287

thence along the Orleans-Eastham town line to the southerly tip of Stony Island; thence generally southeasterly in the town of Orleans by Nauset Harbor Channel to a point due north of the northerly tip of Nauset Heights as depicted on United States Geological Survey Orleans quadrangle sheet (1946); thence due south to the 20-foot contour line in Nauset Heights as delineated on the said Orleans quadrangle sheet; thence generally southerly along the said 20-foot contour to a point about one-tenth of a mile northerly of Beach Road; thence southwesterly along a line intersecting Beach Road at a )oint two-tenths of a mile easterly of the so-called Nauset Road eading northerly to Nauset Heights; thence southerly to a head of a tributary to Little Pleasant Bay at the northerly tip of Pochet Neck as depicted on the said Orleans quadrangle sheet; thence generally southerly along the thread of channel of the said tributary passing westerly and southwesterly around Pochet Island and thence southwesterly into Little Pleasant Bay passing to westerly of the northerly tip of Sampson Island, the westerly tip of Money Head, and the southwesterly tip of Hog Island following in general the centerline of Little Pleasant Bay to Pleasant Bay; thence generally southeasterly in Pleasant Bay along a line passing midway between Sipson Island and Nauset Beach to a point on the Chatham-Orleans town line one-quarter of a mile westerly of the mean low-water line of Pleasant Bay on the westerly shore of Nauset Beach; thence generally southerly in Pleasant Bay in the town of Chatham along a line a quarter of a mile offshore of and parallel to the said mean low-water line of Pleasant Bay on the westerly shore of Nauset Beach to a point a quarter of a mile south of the mean low-water line of the southern tip of Nauset Beach; thence easterly rounding the southern tip of Nauset Beach along a line a quarter of a mile offshore of and parallel thereto; thence generally northerly and northwesterly, and westerly along a line a quarter of a mile offshore of and parallel to the mean low-water line of the Atlantic Ocean on the easterly shore of Nauset Beach and on to the outer cape to the point of beginning. SEC. 2. (a) The Secretary of the Interior (hereinafter referred to la,^^ ^tc!^"^°" °' as "Secretary") is authorized to acquire by purchase, gift, condemna- Authority. tion, transfer from any Federal agency, exchange, or otherwise, the land, waters, and other property, and improvements thereon and any interest therein, within the area which is described in section 1 of this Act or which lies within the boundaries of the seashore as described pursuant to section 3 of this Act (both together hereinafter in this Act referred to as "such area"). Any property, or interest therein, owned by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, by any of the towns referred to in section 1 of this Act, or by any other political subdivision of said Commonwealth may be acquired only with the concurrence of such owner. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any Federal property located within such area may, with the concurrence of the agency having custody thereof, be transferred without consideration to the administrative jurisdiction of the Secretary for use by him in carrying out the provisions of this Act. (b) The Secretary is authorized (1) to use donated and appro- Funds, priated funds in making acquisitions under this Act, and (2) to pay

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