Executive Order 5574—Chugach National Forest, Alaska
Under authority of the act of Congress approved June 4, 1897 (30 Stat. 34-36), and on the recommendation of the Secretary of Agriculture, it is hereby ordered that the tract of land in Alaska lying within the following described boundaries, heretofore occupied for fish-cannery purposes, be, and the same is hereby, excluded from the Chugach National Forest and restored to entry under the applicable public land laws:
Beginning at Corner No. 1, meander corner, on the north shore of Controller Bay at the mouth of Bering River, in latitude 60° 11' N. and longitude 144° 14' W.; which corner is a spruce post 4 feet long, squared to 4 inches, set 2 feet in the ground, marked EL/I-MC; from which
A spruce, 24 in. diam., bears north, 40 Iks. distant, marked WEL/I-MC.
The westerly end of Wingham Island bears S. 32' W.
U.S.M.M. Kayak No. 20 bears N. 84° 20' W., 2.78 chs.
Thence with meanders along beach, at line of ordinary high tide:
(1) N. 85° 30' W., 1.54 chs.; at 0.14 chs., creek 12 lks. wide;
(2) N. 78° W., 1.26 chs.; at end of course, U.S.G.S.B.M.;
(3) N. 89° 30' W., 13.64 chs.; to Corner No. 2, meander corner, which is an unmarked iron pipe, 3 feet long, set 2 feet in the ground; from which
The rock off the west end of Wingham Island bears S. 30° W. Pete's Point bears S. 77° W.
An iron post with brass cap set flush with the ground bears north 1.54 chs. distant.
Thence by metes-and-bounds survey: North, 12.70 chs.; across grassy flat.
|8.86||Pipe line running southeast.|
|9.74||Center line of road; ascend steep hillside.|
Corner No. 3, not set.
Corner No. 4, not set.
Thence south, descending steep hill.
|13.20||Corner No. 1, meander corner, and the place of beginning, containing approximately 21.00 acres.|
The White House,
March 11, 1931.
Herbert Hoover, Executive Order 5574—Chugach National Forest, Alaska Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/361771