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    UNITED STATES v. LOUISIANA, 394 U.S. 836 (1969)

    U.S. Supreme Court

    UNITED STATES v. LOUISIANA, 394 U.S. 836 (1969)

    394 U.S. 836

    UNITED STATES v. LOUISIANA ET AL. (TEXAS BOUNDARY CASE).
    No. 9, Orig.
    Decided May 31, 1960, December 4, 1967, and March 3, 1969. Decree Entered December 12, 1960. Supplemental Decree Entered May 5, 1969.

    Opinions reported: 363 U.S. 1 ; 389 U.S. 155 ; and ante, p. 1. Decree reported: 364 U.S. 502 .

    For the purpose of giving effect to the conclusions of this Court as stated in its opinions announced December 4, 1967, and March 3, 1969, supplementing the decree entered herein on December 12, 1960, it is ordered, adjudged and decreed as follows:

    1. As against the State of Texas, the United States is entitled to -

    (a) All the lands, minerals and other natural resources underlying the Gulf of Mexico that are more than three marine leagues gulfward from the present or future coastline as referred to in 2 (c) of the Submerged Lands Act, 67 Stat. 29, 43 U.S.C. 1301 (c); and

    (b) All the lands, minerals and other natural resources underlying the Gulf of Mexico, more than three geographical miles gulfward from the present or future coastline as referred to in 2 (c) of the Submerged Lands Act, 43 U.S.C. 1301 (c), that are gulfward of the following line:

    Beginning at a point on the international boundary with Mexico (wherever that boundary may be located), three marine leagues gulfward from the point x = 2,447,033, y = 105,994 (Texas Plane Coordinate System, South Zone), latitude 2557'05.90" N., longitude 9708'22.85" W., and proceeding thence northwardly and eastwardly as follows:

    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- South Zone Course --------------- Latitude Longitude x y ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. By arc centered at __ 2,447,033 105,994 2557'05.90" 9708'22.85" to __________________ 2,498,223 125,226 2600'10.59" 9658'59.59" 2. By straight line to _ 2,498,068 126,760 2600'25.80" 9659'01.09" [394 U.S. 836, 837]   3. By arc centered at __ 2,443,661 121,256 2559'37.4" 9708'58.0" to __________________ 2,497,383 131,474 2601'12.56" 9659'07.98" 4. By straight line to _ 2,497,076 135,704 2601'54.49" 9659'10.78" 5. By straight line to _ 2,497,119 137,947 2602'16.70" 9659'10.02" 6. By straight line to _ 2,497,240 139,652 2602'33.58" 9659'08.47" 7. By arc centered at __ 2,442,693 143,530 2603'18.1" 9709'06.0" to __________________ 2,496,942 150,421 2604'20.26" 9659'10.32" 8. By straight line to _ 2,496,723 152,145 2604'37.36" 9659'12.50" 9. By arc centered at __ 2,442,474 145,254 2603'35.2" 9709'08.2" to __________________ 2,496,370 154,510 2605'00.83" 9659'16.06" 10. By straight line to _ 2,495,553 159,267 2605'48.04" 9659'24.39" 11. By arc centered at __ 2,441,657 150,011 2604'22.4" 9709'16.6" to __________________ 2,495,161 161,316 2606'08.37" 9659'28.42" 12. By straight line to _ 2,494,875 162,668 2606'21.79" 9659'31.38" 13. By straight line to _ 2,494,746 163,636 2606'31.39" 9659'32.67" 14. By straight line to _ 2,492,451 182,957 2609'43.01" 9659'55.32" 15. By arc centered at __ 2,438,148 176,509 2608'45.2" 9709'52.0" to __________________ 2,492,330 183,907 2609'52.44" 9659'56.52" 16. By straight line to _ 2,490,612 196,490 2611'57.26" 9700'13.74" 17. By arc centered at __ 2,436,430 189,092 2610'50.0" 9710'09.4" to __________________ 2,490,574 196,764 2611'59.99" 9700'14.12" 18. By straight line to _ 2,488,714 209,890 2614'10.20" 9700'32.84" 19. By arc centered at __ 2,434,570 202,218 2613'00.2" 9710'28.3" to _________________ 2,488,423 211,722 2614'28.37" 9700'35.80" 20. By straight line to _ 2,486,399 223,191 2616'22.20" 9700'56.54" 21. By arc centered at __ 2,432,546 213,687 2614'54.0" 9710'49.2" to __________________ 2,486,322 223,615 2616'26.40" 9700'57.33" 22. By straight line to _ 2,484,084 235,738 2618'26.73" 9701'20.36" 23. By arc centered at __ 2,430,308 225,810 2616'54.3" 9711'12.4" to __________________ 2,483,535 238,353 2618'52.69" 9701'26.05" 24. By straight line to _ 2,478,947 257,823 2622'06.05" 9702'13.99" 25. By arc centered at __ 2,425,720 245,280 2620'07.6" 9712'00.6" to _________________ 2,478,775 258,531 2622'13.09" 9702'15.79" 26. By straight line to _ 2,475,739 270,687 2624'13.83" 9702'47.63" 27. By arc centered at __ 2,422,684 257,436 2622'08.3" 9712'32.6" to __________________ 2,475,708 270,811 2624'15.06" 9702'47.96" 28. By straight line to _ 2,472,116 285,051 2626'36.50" 9703'25.67" 29. By arc centered at __ 2,419,092 271,676 2624'29.7" 9713'10.5" to __________________ 2,471,287 287,990 2627'05.71" 9703'34.42" 30. By straight line to _ 2,466,585 303,033 2629'35.22" 9704'24.28" 31. By straight line to _ 2,461,419 319,706 2632'20.92" 9705'19.08" 32. By arc centered at __ 2,409,184 303,522 2629'46.1" 9714'56.0" to __________________ 2,461,209 320,369 2632'27.52" 9705'21.31" 33. By straight line to _ 2,450,926 352,124 2637'43.15" 9707'10.71" 34. By arc centered at __ 2,398,901 335,277 2635'01.6" 9716'45.8" to __________________ 2,449,710 355,498 2638'16.70" 9707'23.71" 35. By straight line to _ 2,447,122 362,000 2639'21.38" 9707'51.45" 36. By straight line to _ 2,445,524 366,527 2640'06.38" 9708'08.52" 37. By straight line to _ 2,442,108 376,994 2641'50.42" 9708'44.95" 38. By straight line to _ 2,437,787 392,060 2644'20.08" 9709'30.83" 39. By straight line to _ 2,437,079 394,740 2644'46.70" 9709'38.32" 40. By arc centered at __ 2,384,205 380,784 2642'33.7" 9719'23.0" to __________________ 2,435,953 398,463 2645'23.70" 9709'50.30" [394 U.S. 836, 838]   41. By straight line to _ 2,435,511 399,759 2645'36.57" 9709'55.03" 42. By straight line to _ 2,432,474 410,567 2647'23.94" 9710'27.28" 43. By straight line to _ 2,427,617 431,540 2650'52.15" 9711'18.47" 44. By straight line to _ 2,424,278 447,618 2653'31.73" 9711'53.51" 45. By straight line to _ 2,422,538 459,109 2655'25.72" 9712'11.42" 46. By arc centered at __ 2,368,469 450,923 2654'09.8" 9722'09.6" to __________________ 2,422,177 461,213 2655'46.59" 9712'15.17" 47. By straight line to _ 2,421,519 468,580 2656'11.43" 9712'22.16" 48. By arc centered at __ 2,367,051 463,714 2666'16.6" 9722'24.0" to __________________ 2,421,383 469,914 2657'12.85" 9712'22.95" 49. By straight line to _ 2,420,872 474,392 2657'57.25" 9712'28.09" 50. By arc centered at __ 2,366,540 468,192 2657'01.0" 9722'29.2" to __________________ 2,420,613 476,347 2658'16.64" 9712'30.73" 51. By straight line to _ 2,419,889 487,832 2700'10.46" 9712'37.44" 52. By straight line to _ 2,419,593 493,822 2701'09.82" 9712'40.04" 53. By straight line to _ 2,419,571 498,661 2701'57.74" 9712'39.73" 54. By arc centered at __ 2,364,887 498,418 2702'00.5" 9722'44.5" to __________________ 2,419,564 499,351 2702'04.57" 9712'39.74" 55. By straight line to _ 2,419,442 506,501 2703'15.40" 9712'40.28" 56. By straight line to _ 2,419,750 514,047 2704'30.10" 9712'36.02" 57. By straight line to _ 2,419,951 517,831 2705'07.56" 9712'33.36" 58. By straight line to _ 2,420,165 521,009 2705'39.01" 9712'30.64" 59. By arc centered at __ 2,365,603 524,676 2706'20.5" 9722'34.0" to _________________ 2,420,260 522,916 2705'57.88" 9712'29.38" 60. By straight line to _ 2,420,367 526,247 2706'30.86" 9712'27.81" 61. By straight line to _ 2,421,336 538,406 2708'31.18" 9712'15.70" 62. By arc centered at __ 2,366,824 542,751 2709'19.4" 9722'18.7" to __________________ 2,421,429 539,789 2708'44.87" 9712'14.52" 63. By straight line to _ 2,421,449 540,167 2708'48.61" 9712'14.25" 64. By straight line to _ 2,421,591 540,986 270856.71" 9712'12.59" 65. By arc centered at __ 2,367,705 550,301 2710'34.1" 9722'08.2" to __________________ 2,422,109 544,769 2709'34.13" 9712'06.42" 66. By straight line to _ 2,422,522 548,828 2710'14.28" 9712'01.39" 67. By straight line to _ 2,422,909 550,953 2710'35.28" 9711'56.86" 68. By arc centered at __ 2,369,110 560,755 2712'17.5" 9721'51.6" to __________________ 2,423,074 551,906 2710'44.71" 9711'54.92" 69. By straight line to _ 2,423,600 555,114 2711'16.42" 9711'48.73" 70. By straight line to _ 2,425,604 565,501 2712'59.09" 9711'25.35" 71. By straight line to _ 2,425,955 567,201 2713'15.88" 9711'21.27" 72. By straight line to _ 2,430,188 585,397 2716'15.65" 9710'32.26" 73. By straight line to _ 2,435,271 602,898 2719'08.44" 9709'33.87" 74. By straight line to _ 2,437,860 611,265 2720'31.02" 9709'04.17" 75. By straight line to _ 2,440,773 619,882 2721'56.05" 9708'30.84" 76. By straight line to _ 2,443,622 627,687 2723'13.04" 9707'58.31" 77. By straight line to _ 2,449,412 641,292 2725'27.14" 9706'52.41" 78. By straight line to _ 2,455,945 656,139 2727'53.45" 9705'38.08" 79. By straight line to _ 2,459,158 662,847 2728'59.52" 9705'01.59" 80. By straight line to _ 2,400,858 666,346 2729'33.99" 9704'42.27" 81. By arc centered at __ 2,419,058 701,605 2735'27.6" 9712'22.4" to __________________ 2,468,926 679,163 2731'40.01" 9703'11.05" 82. By straight line to _ 2,473,113 688,467 2733'11.66" 9702'23.35" 83. By arc centered at __ 2,423,245 710,909 2736'59.3" 9711'34.8" to __________________ 2,477,118 701,518 2735'20.43" 9701'37.17" [394 U.S. 836, 839]   84. By straight line to _ 2,477,226 701,748 2735'22.70" 9701'35.93" 85. By straight line to _ 2,484,830 715,453 2737'37.53" 9700'09.62" 86. By straight line to _ 2,492,830 728,654 2739'47.30" 9658'38.91" 87. By straight line to _ 2,503,178 744,730 2742'25.23" 9656'41.63" 88. By straight line to _ 2,511,491 757,057 2744'26.26" 9655'07.44" 89. By straight line to _ 2,515,272 762,240 2745'17.11" 9654'24.63" 90. By arc centered at __ 2,471,092 794,467 2750'41.5" 9702'32.2" to _________________ 2,522,680 776,327 2747'35.66" 9653'00.17" 91. By straight line to _ 2,523,498 778,651 2747'58.57" 9652'50.74" 92. By straight line to _ 2,523,986 779,631 2748'08.21" 9652'45.16" 93. By straight line to _ 2,526,031 782,992 2748'41.29" 9652'22.00" 94. By straight line to _ 2,535,804 796,133 ____________ ____________ ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- South Central Zone Course ------------------ Latitude Longitude * y ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- (Repeating two courses)

    93. By straight line to _ 2,687,786 -1,695 ____________ ____________ 94. By straight line to _ 2,697,492 11,498 2750'50.13" 9650'31.25" 95. By straight line to _ 2,705,230 21,472 2752'27.43" 9649'03.01" 96. By straight line to _ 2,710,958 28,002 2753'31.00" 9647'57.84" 97. By arc centered at __ 2,669,848 64,063 2759'35.4" 9655'28.7" to __________________ 2,712,719 30,115 2753'51.59" 9647'37.77" 98. By straight line to _ 2,714,852 32,807 2754'17.84" 9647'13.45" 99. By straight line to _ 2,720,377 38,910 2755'17.21" 9646'10.59" 100. By straight line to _ 2,724,705 43,579 2756'02.60" 9645'21.36" 101. By straight line to _ 2,727,377 46,418 2756'30.20" 9644'50.97" 102. By arc centered at __ 2,691,713 87,873 2803'27.2" 9651'20.0" to __________________ 2,733,517 52,619 2757'30.40" 9643'41.20" 103. By straight line to _ 2,745,287 64,045 2759'21.23" 9641'27.48" 104. By straight line to _ 2,759,114 76,842 2801'25.17" 9638'50.43" 105. By straight line to _ 2,760,917 78,432 2801'40.55" 9638'29.96" 106. By straight line to _ 2,775,278 90,137 2803'33.53" 9635'47.09" 107. By straight line to _ 2,780,827 94,573 2804'16.30" 9634'44.15" 108. By arc centered at _ 2,746,685 137,290 2811'26.0" 9640'55.7" to __________________ 2,782,550 96,009 2804'30.16" 9634'24.59" 109. By straight line to _ 2,783,852 97,140 2804'41.08" 9634'09.80" 110. By straight line to _ 2,791,476 102,789 2805'35.43" 9632'43.40" 111. By straight line to _ 2,800,074 109,137 2806'36.47" 9631'05.92" 112. By straight line to _ 2,807,482 114,230 2807'25.32" 9629'42.01" 113. By straight line to _ 2,814,202 118,283 2808'04.00" 9628'26.00" 114. By arc centered at __ 2,785,963 165,112 2815'53.5" 9633'30.4" to __________________ 2,815,384 119,016 2808'11.01" 9628'12.63" 115. By straight line to _ 2,824,561 124,874 2809'07.01" 9626'28.73" 116. By straight line to _ 2,831,319 128,676 2809'43.18" 9625'12.32" 117. By straight line to _ 2,836,670 131,276 2810'07.75" 9624'11.92" 118. By straight line to _ 2,839,197 132,254 2810'16.87" 9623'43.45" 119. By arc centered at __ 2,819,460 183,253 2818'46.0" 9627'11.5" to __________________ 2,840,053 132,594 2810'20.04" 9623'33.80" 120. By straight line to _ 2,844,564 134,428 2810'37.20" 9622'42.95" 121. By straight line to _ 2,846,278 135,087 2810'43.34" 9622'23.64" [394 U.S. 836, 840]   122. By arc centered at __ 2,833,368 188,226 2819'32.2" 9624'34.7" to __________________ 2,864,032 142,947 2811'57.16" 9619'03.31" 123. By straight line to _ 2,865,389 143,866 2812'05.95" 9618'47.92" 124. By arc centered at __ 2,834,725 189,145 2819'41.0" 9624'19.3" to __________________ 2,879,517 157,775 2814'20.38" 9616'06.44" 125. By straight line to _ 2,880,106 158,616 2814'28.57" 9615'59.64" 126. By arc centered at __ 2,835,314 189,986 2819'49.2" 9624'12.5" to __________________ 2,883,104 163,406 2815'15.29" 9615'24.87" 127. By straight line to _ 2,885,158 167,099 2815'51.36" 9615'00.94" 128. By arc centered at __ 2,837,368 193,679 2820'25.3" 9623'48.6" to __________________ 2,886,819 170,332 2816'22.99" 9614'41.53" 129. By straight line to _ 2,890,783 177,022 2817'28.27" 9613'55.43" 130. By arc centered at __ 2,843,740 204,903 2822'15.0" 9622'34.5" to __________________ 2,893,218 181,614 2818'13.16" 9613'26.99" 131. By straight line to _ 2,899,305 186,971 2819'04.75" 9612'17.48" 131a. By straight line to _ 2,899,402 187,052 2819'05.53" 9612'16.38" 132. By straight line to _ 2,908,291 193,515 2820'07.38" 9610'35.21" 133. By straight line to _ 2,912,716 196,355 2820'34.44" 9609'44.93" 134. By straight line to _ 2,927,833 205,781 2822'04.08" 9606'53.21" 135. By straight line to _ 2,936,888 211,198 2822'55.48" 9605'10.38" 136. By straight line to _ 2,950,886 219,194 2824'11.14" 9602'31.45" 137. By straight line to _ 2,961,311 224,721 2825'03.23" 9600'33.18" 138. By straight line to _ 2,978,776 233,372 2826'24.39" 9557'15.13" 139. By straight line to _ 2,987,582 237,367 2827'01.65" 9555'35.35" 140. By arc centered at __ 2,964,991 287,167 2835'20.4" 9559'34.0" to __________________ 2,988,795 237,935 2827'06.96" 9555'21.60" 141. By straight line to _ 2,998,740 242,743 2827'51.95" 9553'28.80" 142. By straight line to _ 3,002,406 244,493 2828'08.31" 9552'47.22" 143. By straight line to _ 3,005,833 246,002 2828'22.33" 9552'08.38" 144. By arc centered at __ 2,983,797 296,051 2836'43.5" 9556'00.5" to __________________ 3,007,526 246,783 2828'29.61" 9551'49.18" 145. By straight line to _ 3,026,416 255,881 2829'54.60" 9548'14.81" 146. By arc centered at __ 3,002,687 305,149 2838'08.6" 9552'25.9" to __________________ 3,028,326 256,847 2830'03.64" 9547'53.12" 147. By straight line to _ 3,047,657 267,108 2831'39.91" 9544'13.33" 148. By arc centered at __ 3,022,018 315,410 2839'45.0" 9548'45.9" to __________________ 3,048,496 267,563 2831'44.18" 9544'03.79" 149. By straight line to _ 3,059,100 273,431 2832'39.31" 9542'03.10" 150. By arc centered at __ 3,032,622 321,278 2840'40.2" 9546'45.1" to __________________ 3,060,936 274,494 2832'49.32" 9541'42.19" 151. By straight line to _ 3,078,889 285,359 2834'31.79" 9538'17.46" 152. By arc centered at __ 3,050,575 332,143 2842'22.8" 9543'20.2" to __________________ 3,080,687 286,496 2834'42.53" 9537'56.93" 153. By straight line to _ 3,084,317 288,890 2835'05.20" 9537'15.45" 154. By straight line to _ 3,092,292 293,735 2835'50.86" 9535'44.46" 155. By arc centered at __ 3,063,896 340,470 2843'41.5" 9540'48.0" to __________________ 3,092,642 293,950 2835'52.89" 9535'40.46" 156. By straight line to _ 3,110,764 305,148 2837'38.45" 9532'13.53" 157. By arc centered at __ 3,082,018 351,668 2845'27.2" 9537'20.9" to __________________ 3,111,027 305,312 2837'39.99" 9532'10.52" 158. By straight line to _ 3,128,977 316,545 2839'25.86" 9528'45.39" 159. By arc centered at __ 3,099,968 362,901 2847'13.2" 9533'55.6" to __________________ 3,129,951 317,169 2839'31.75" 9528'34.25" [394 U.S. 836, 841]   160. By straight line to _ 3,152,081 331,678 2841'48.68" 9524'20.95" 161. By arc centered at __ 3,122,098 377,410 2849'30.3" 9529'42.1" to __________________ 3,153,769 332,830 2841'59.57" 9524'01.60" 162. By straight line to _ 3,158,904 336,478 2842'34.10" 9523'02.71" 163. By straight line to _ 3,168,664 342,866 2843'34.32" 9521'10.91" 164. By arc centered at __ 3,138,717 388,622 2851'16.3" 9526'31.5" to __________________ 3,172,530 345,644 2844'00.62" 9520'26.53" 165. By straight line to _ 3,177,771 349,049 2844'32.69" 9519'26.48" 166. By arc centered at __ 3,147,981 394,907 2852'15.7" 9524'45.2" to __________________ 3,178,426 349,481 2844'36.76" 9519'18.98" 167. By straight line to _ 3,184,351 353,452 2845'14.21" 9518'11.04" 168. By arc centered at __ 3,153,906 398,878 2852'53.2" 9523'37.2" to __________________ 3,185,298 354,101 2845'20.34" 9518'00.17" 169. By straight line to _ 3,196,291 361,808 2846'33.16" 9515'53.96" 170. By arc centered at __ 3,164,899 406,585 2854'06.1" 9521'30.9" to __________________ 3,197,099 362,386 2846'38.61" 9515'44.67" 171. By straight line to _ 3,203,248 366,865 2847'21.00" 9514'33.99" 171a. By straight line to _ 3,203,445 366,995 2847'22.22" 9514'31.73" 172. By straight line to _ 3,205,264 368,190 2847'33.46" 9514'10.87" 173. By arc centered at __ 3,182,950 418,115 2855'54.6" 9518'03.8" to __________________ 3,213,259 372,598 2848'14.53" 9512'39.45" 174. By straight line to _ 3,214,103 373,160 2848'19.82" 9512'29.76" 175. By arc centered at __ 3,183,794 418,677 2855'59.9" 9517'54.1" to __________________ 3,230,736 390,625 2851'07.29" 9509'16.44" 176. By straight line to _ 3,240,421 399,503 2852'31.99" 9507'24.26" 177. By straight line to _ 3,258,176 414,679 2854'56.30" 9503'58.91" 178. By straight line to _ 3,262,578 418,206 2855'29.73" 9503'08.07" 179. By straight line to _ 3,266,484 420,949 2855'55.57" 9502'23.08" 180. By arc centered at _ 3,239,802 468,683 2903'56.8" 9507'05.4" to __________________ 3,282,040 433,949 2857'58.97" 9459'23.10" 181. By straight line to _ 3,282,364 434,343 2858'02.76" 9459'19.30" 182. By arc centered at __ 3,240,126 469,077 2904'00.6" 9507'01.6" to __________________ 3,290,005 446,661 2900'02.05" 9457'48.53" 183. By straight line to _ 3,296,652 452,104 2900'53.63" 9456'31.59" 184. By straight line to _ 3,302,419 456,606 2901'36.20" 9455'24.90" 185. By straight line to _ 3,315,160 466,352 2903'08.22" 9452'57.60" 186. By straight line to _ 3,320,930 470,564 2903'47.89" 9451'50.94" 187. By straight line to _ 3,328,195 475,602 2904'35.19" 9450'27.11" 188. By straight line to _ 3,342,587 484,679 2905'59.91" 9447'41.32" 189. By arc centered at __ 3,313,417 530,934 2913'47.9" 9452'51.6" to __________________ 3,345,594 486,717 2906'19.02" 9447'06.62" 190. By straight line to _ 3,350,192 490,063 2906'50.48" 9446'13.45" 191. By arc centered at __ 3,318,015 534,280 2914'19.4" 9451'58.4" to __________________ 3,351,664 491,173 2907'00.94" 9445'56.41" 192. By straight line to _ 3,366,438 502,706 2908'49.73" 9443'05.18" 193. By straight line to _ 3,373,759 508,167 2909'41.10" 9441'40.41" 194. By arc centered at __ 3,341,062 552,000 2917'06.6" 9447'31.2" to __________________ 3,376,113 510,025 2909'58.63" 9441'13.09" 195. By straight line to _ 3,379,502 512,855 2910'25.40" 9440'33.71" 196. By arc centered at __ 3,344,451 554,830 2917'33.4" 9446'51.8" to __________________ 3,382,463 515,517 2910'50.64" 9439'59.22" 197. By straight line to _ 3,385,938 518,877 2911'22.61" 9439'18.63" [394 U.S. 836, 842]   198. By arc centered at __ 3,347,926 558,190 2918'05.4" 9446'11.2" to __________________ 3,393,316 527,691 2912'47.10" 9437'51.73" 199. By straight line to _ 3,394,123 528,892 2912'58.69" 9437'42.12" 200. By arc centered at __ 3,348,733 559,391 2918'17.0" 9446'01.6" to __________________ 3,399,047 537,969 2914'26.68" 9436'42.74" 201. By straight line to _ 3,399,847 539,848 2914'44.97" 9436'32.92" 202. By arc centered at __ 3,349,533 561,270 2918'35.3" 9445'51.8" to __________________ 3,401,544 544,379 2915'29.17" 9436'11.86" 203. By straight line to _ 3,402,301 546,710 2915'51.96" 9436'02.32" 204. By arc centered at __ 3,350,290 563,601 2918'58.1" 9445'42.3" to _________________ 3,404,498 556,395 2917'26.97" 9435'33.41" 205. By straight line to _ 3,404,679 557,758 2917'40.38" 9435'30.79" 206. By straight line to _ 3,405,303 558,363 2917'46.13" 9435'23.49" 207. By straight line to _ 3,407,136 559,951 2918'01.16" 9435'02.12" 208. By straight line to _ 3,409,314 561,570 2918'16.36" 9434'36.85" 209. By straight line to _ 3,413,751 564,517 2918'43.86" 9433'45.50" 210. By straight line to _ 3,421,690 569,297 2919'28.16" 9432'13.83" 211. By straight line to _ 3,429,293 573,476 2920'06.63" 9430'46.17" 212. By straight line to _ 3,447,430 582,437 2921'28.35" 9427'17.47" 213. By straight line to _ 3,466,717 591,592 2922'51.47" 9423'35.58" 214. By arc centered at __ 3,443,267 640,994 2931'09.3" 9427'38.8" to __________________ 3,467,072 591,762 2922'53.01" 9423'31.50" 215. By straight line to _ 3,480,531 598,270 2923'52.12" 9420'56.55" 216. By straight line to _ 3,497,178 605,998 2925'01.98" 9417'44.98" 217. By arc centered at __ 3,474,153 655,599 2933'21.8" 9421'42.9" to __________________ 3,497,492 606,145 2925'03.31" 9417'41.36" 218. By straight line to _ 3,512,863 613,399 2926'08.92" 9414'44.35" 219. By arc centered at __ 3,489,524 662,853 2934'27.5" 9418'45.7" to __________________ 3,513,624 613,765 2926'12.24" 9414'35.58" 220. By straight line to _ 3,530,376 621,990 2927'26.82" 9411'22.44" 221. By straight line to _ 3,554,680 633,780 2929'13.49" 9406'42.17" 222. By arc centered at __ 3,530,811 682,981 2937'30.0" 9410'49.1" to __________________ 3,555,470 634,171 2929'17.03" 9406'33.05" 223. By straight line to _ 3,571,673 642,357 2930'31.26" 9403'25.94" 224. By straight line to _ 3,579,924 646,355 2931'07.35" 9401'50.72" 225. By arc centered at __ 3,564,669 698,869 2939'53.2" 9404'18.2" to __________________ 3,583,947 647,695 2931'18.91" 9401'04.58" 226. By arc centered at __ 3,570,700 700,751 2940'09.3" 9403'09.0" to __________________ 3,583,971 647,701 2931'18.96" 9401'04.31" 227. By arc centered at __ 3,585,544 702,363 2940'19.0" 9400'20.1" to __________________ 3,587,641 647,718 2931'17.58" 9400'22.79" 228. By arc centered at __ 3,588,465 702,397 2940'18.1" 9359'47.0" to __________________ 3,597,166 648,409 2931'20.37" 9358'34.73" 229. By arc centered at __ 3,598,298 703,082 2940'20.7" 9357'55.3" to __________________ 3,611,182 649,936 2931'29.50" 9355'55.45" 230. By arc centered at __ 3,616,758 704,337 2940'25.2" 9354'25.6" to __________________ 3,617,980 649,666 2931'23.90" 9354'38.73" 231. By straight line to _ 3,622,052 649,757 2931'23.04" 9353'52.62" 232. By straight line to _ 3,628,661 649,851 2931'21.11" 9352'37.85" 233. By arc centered at __ 3,627,884 704,530 2940'22.3" 9352'19.5" to __________________ 3,632,508 650,041 2931'21.32" 9351'54.24" 234. By straight line to _ 3,634,971 650,250 2931'22.32" 9351'26.29" [394 U.S. 836, 843]   235. By arc centered at __ 3,630,347 704,739 2940'23.3" 9351'51.5" to __________________ 3,651,368 654,256 2931'54.77" 9348'18.84" 236. By straight line to _ 3,653,430 655,115 2932'02.36" 9347'55.08" 237. By arc centered at __ 3,632,410 705,598 2940'30.9" 9351'27.7" to __________________ 3,663,602 660,681 2932'52.93" 9345'57.22" 238. By straight line to _ 3,664,862 661,556 2933'01.02" 9345'42.53" 239. By arc centered at __ 3,633,670 706,473 2940'39.0" 9351'13.0" to __________________ 3,677,669 674,000 2934'58.40" 9343'11.30" 240. By straight line to _ 3,678,810 675,546 2935'13.18" 9342'57.60" 241. By arc centered at __ 3,634,811 708,019 2940'53.8" 9350'59.3" to __________________ 3,680,595 678,115 2935'37.80" 9342'36.08" 242. By straight line to _ 3,686,069 686,496 2936'58.24" 9341'29.83" ----------------------------------------------------------------------------

    The State of Texas is not entitled to any interest in such lands, minerals or resources, and said State, its privies, assigns, lessees and other persons claiming under it are hereby enjoined from interfering with the rights of the United States in such lands, minerals and resources.

    2. As against the United States, with the exceptions provided by 5 of the Submerged Lands Act, 43 U.S.C. 1313, the State of Texas is entitled to -

    (a) All the lands, minerals and other natural resources underlying the Gulf of Mexico, bounded on the south by the international boundary with Mexico and on the east by the western boundary of Louisiana and an extension thereof, that are within three geographical miles from the present or future coastline as referred to in 2 (c) of the Submerged Lands Act, 43 U.S.C. 1301 (c); and

    (b) All the lands, minerals and other natural resources underlying the Gulf of Mexico, bounded on the south by the international boundary with Mexico and on the east by the western boundary of Louisiana and an extension thereof, less than three marine leagues gulfward from the present or future coastline as referred to in 2 (c) of the Submerged Lands Act, 43 U.S.C. 1301 (c), that are landward of the line described in paragraph 1 (b) hereof. [394 U.S. 836, 844]  

    3. As used herein -

    (a) "Geographical mile" means a distance of 1852 meters (6076.10333 . . . U.S. Survey Feet or approximately 6076.11549 International Feet);

    (b) "Marine league" means a distance of three geographical miles;

    (c) Plane coordinates refer to the Texas Coordinate Systems, South Zone or South Central Zone, as indicated.

    (d) Latitudes and longitudes refer to the North American 1927 Datum.

    (e) All distances referred to herein are expressed at grid scale, Texas Plane Coordinate Systems.

    4. The Court retains jurisdiction to entertain such further proceedings, enter such orders, and issue such writs as may from time to time be deemed necessary or advisable to give proper force and effect to this decree, or to the decree of December 12, 1960, herein, or to effectuate the rights of the parties in the premises.

    THE CHIEF JUSTICE and MR. JUSTICE MARSHALL took no part in the consideration or formulation of this Supplemental Decree. [394 U.S. 836, 845]  

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