Arkansas v. Mississippi
471 U.S. 377

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Arkansas v. Mississippi, 471 U.S. 377 (1985)

Arkansas v. Mississippi

No. 92, Orig.

Final decree entered April 29, 1985

471 U.S. 377

ON BILL OF COMPLAINT

FINAL DECREE

The Report of the Special Master is received and ordered filed. The parties have presented a stipulation for entry of the proposed agreed decree. The Report of the Special Master is adopted and a final decree is entered accordingly.

IT IS ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED AS FOLLOWS:

1. The common boundary between the States of Arkansas and Mississippi in the Mississippi River is the thalweg, which is the middle of the main navigable channel followed as the principal course of downstream navigation. This judgment determines the geographical location of this boundary in the reach of the Mississippi River, as more particularly described hereinafter, separating portions of Lee County, Arkansas and Tunica County, Mississippi in the vicinity of Bordeaux Point and Whiskey Island/Bordeaux Island.

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