United States v. California
432 U.S. 40 (1947)

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United States v. California, 432 U.S. 40 (1977)

United States v. California

No. 5, Orig.

Decided June 23, 1947, and May 17, 1965

Order and decree entered October 27, 1947

Supplemental decree entered January 31, 1966

Second supplemental decree entered June 13, 1977

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Joint motion for the entry of a second supplemental decree is granted and such decree is entered.

Opinions reported: 332 U. S. 332 U.S. 19, 332 U. S. 381 U.S. 139; order and decree reported: 332 U. S. 332 U.S. 804; supplemental decree reported: 382 U. S. 382 U.S. 448.

The joint motion for entry of a second supplemental decree is granted.


For the purpose of identifying with greater particularity parts of the boundary line, as defined by the Supplemental Decree of January 31, 1966, 382 U. S. 382 U.S. 448, between the submerged lands of the United States and the submerged lands of the State of California, it is ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED that this Court's Supplemental Decree of January 31, 1966, be, and the same is hereby, further supplemented as follows:

1. Closing lines Across Entrances to Bodies of Inland Waters

a. The inland waters of the following bodies of water are enclosed by straight lines between the mean lower low-water lines at the seaward ends of the jetties located at their mouths:

1. Humboldt Bay

2. Port Hueneme

3. Santa Ana River

4. Agua Hedionda Lagoon

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b. The inland waters of San Francisco Bay are those enclosed by a series of straight lines from the southwestern head of Point Bonita (37

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