Frank P. Flint
4[Illegible]erly along the hydrographic divide between Cactus Greek, Maple Creek, and the North Fork of Kaweah River to Ash Peaks (five thousand one hundred and thirty-eight feet); thence southerly along the hydrographic divide west of Alder Creek to the junction of the Middle and East Forks of Kaweah River; thence south and easterly along the hydrographic divide between the East Fork of Kaweah River and Salt Creek, over Red Hill, to Case Mountain (six thousand eight hundred and forty feet); thence easterly along the hydrographic divide (Salt Creek Ridge) between the South and East Forks of Kaweah River to Homers Nose (triangulation station, nine thousand and five feet); thence southwesterly along the hydrographic divide east of Bennett and Burnt Camp Creeks to the junction of Burnt Camp Creek and the South Fork of Kaweah River; thence southeasterly along the hydrographic divide to Dennison Mountain (eight thousand six hundred and thirty-five feet); thence easterly along the hydrographic divide (Dennison Ridge) between the South Fork of Kaweah River, the North Fork of Tule River, and the North Fork of the Middle Fork of Tule River to Sheep Mountain; thence northeasterly along the hydrographic divide between the South Fork of Kaweah River, Pecks Canyon, Soda Creek, and Little Kern River to the place of beginning, is hereby reserved and withdrawn from settlement, occupancy, or sale under the laws of the United5States and dedicated and set apart as a public park or pleasure ground for the benefit and enjoyment of the people; and all persons who shall locate or settle upon or occupy the same or any part thereof, except as hereinafter provided, shall be considered as trespassers and removed therefrom.SEC. 2. That the provisions of the Act of September twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and ninety, to set apart a certain tract of land in the State of California as a public park shall extend over and be applicable to the lands herein set aside as a public park; and such lands, together with those described in the Act of September twenty-fifth, eighteen hundred and ninety, shall hereafter be known and designated as Sequoia National Park.SEC. 3. That the provisions of the Act of February fifteenth, nineteen hundred and one, relating to rights of way through certain parks, reservations, and other public lands, is hereby extended over and made applicable in the administration of the lands herein set aside as a public park.
[Washington, D. C.]
1911 Mar 1
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