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John F. Kennedy: Executive Order 10992—Redefining the Boundaries of the Caribbean National Forest—Puerto Rico
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John F. Kennedy
Executive Order 10992—Redefining the Boundaries of the Caribbean National Forest—Puerto Rico
February 9, 1962
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By virtue of the authority vested in me by Section 24 of the Act of March 3, 1891 (26 Stat. 1103; 16 U.S.C. 471), the Act of June 4, 1897 (30 Stat. 34, 36; 16 U.S.C. 473), and Section 11 of the Act of March 1, 1911 (36 Stat. 963; 16 U.S.C. 521), and as President of the United States, and upon the recommendation of the Secretary of Agriculture, it is hereby ordered as follows:

The exterior boundaries of the Caribbean National Forest in Puerto Rico, established as the Luquillo Forest Reserve by Proclamation Number 41 of January 17, 1903 (32 Stat. 2029), and renamed the Caribbean National Forest by Executive Order Number 7059-A of June 4, 1935, are hereby relocated and redefined as follows:

Beginning at the point where the parallel of 1821' north latitude intersects the meridian of 6545' west longitude; thence east to latitude 1821', longitude 6544'; thence south to latitude 1820', longitude 6644' thence east to latitude 1820', longitude 6542'; thence south to latitude 1817', longitude 6542'; thence west to latitude 1817', longitude 6543', thence south to latitude 1815', longitude 6543', thence west to latitude 1815', longitude 6545'; thence south to latitude 1814', longitude 6545'; thence west to latitude 1814', longitude 6550' thence north to latitude 1815', longitude 6550', thence west to latitude 1815' longitude 6555'; thence north to latitude 1817', longitude 6555'; thence east to latitude 1817', longitude 6553'; thence north to latitude 1820', longitude 6553', thence east to latitude 1820', longitude 6551', thence north to latitude 1821', longitude 6551'; thence east to latitude 1821', longitude 6545', the point of beginning.

All lands of the United States within those exterior boundaries are hereby reserved as parts of the Caribbean National Forest.

JOHN F. KENNEDY
THE WHITE HOUSE,
February 9, 1962



Citation: John F. Kennedy: "Executive Order 10992—Redefining the Boundaries of the Caribbean National Forest—Puerto Rico," February 9, 1962. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=58930.
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