United States v. Louisiana
382 U.S. 288 (1960)

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United States v. Louisiana, 382 U.S. 288 (1965)

United States v. Louisiana

No. 9, Original

Decided May 31, 1960

Supplemental Decree Entered December 13, 1965

382 U.S. 288

The motion by the United States for the entry of a supplemental decree is granted, and a supplemental decree is entered.

Opinion reported: 363 U. S. 363 U.S. 1; final decree reported: 364 U. S. 364 U.S. 502.

The motion by the United States for the entry of a supplemental decree is granted and a supplemental decree is entered.

SUPPLEMENTAL DECREE.

For the purpose of giving effect to the conclusions of this Court as stated in its opinion, announced May 31, 1960, 363 U. S. 363 U.S. 1, 363 U. S. 121, and the decree entered by this Court on December 12, 1960, 364 U. S. 364 U.S. 502, it is ordered, adjudged and decreed as follows:

1. As against the defendant State of Louisiana, the United States is entitled to all the lands, minerals and other natural resources underlying the Gulf of Mexico, south of grid line y=499,394.40 on the Louisiana Plane Coordinate System, South Zone, that are more than three geographical miles seaward from a line described as follows (coordinates refer to the Louisiana Plane Coordinate System, South Zone):

"Beginning at the point where grid line y=499,394.40 intersects the line of mean low water on the eastern side of Chandeleur Island, thence southerly along the line of mean low water on the eastern side of the Chandeleur Islands, and by straight lines across channels between the islands, to the southwesternmost extremity of Errol Shoal, at latitude

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