Section .0100 - Descriptive Boundaries

Link to law: http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac/title 15a - environmental quality/chapter 03 - marine fisheries/subchapter r/15a ncac 03r .0101.html
Published: 2015

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SUBCHAPTER 03R ‑ DESCRIPTIVE BOUNDARIES

 

SECTION .0100 - DESCRIPTIVE BOUNDARIES

 

15a ncac 03r .0101       SEA TURTLE SANCTUARY

The sea turtle sanctuary referenced in 15A NCAC 03I .0107 is

in the Atlantic Ocean adjacent to Onslow County. It is bounded by a line

beginning near the easternmost end of Hammocks Beach (Bear Island) at a point 34°

38.3990' N ‑ 77° 07.2962' W; running southeasterly to a point near the

Bogue Inlet Bell Buoy 34° 38.3063' N – 77° 07.0738' W; running southwesterly

1,000 feet offshore parallel with the ocean shoreline of Bear Island to a point

34° 37.1000' N ‑ 77° 10.1000' W; running southerly to a point 34° 36.7000' 

N ‑ 77° 09.8000' W, running southwesterly to a point 34° 35.1000' N – 77°

13.2000' W; running northerly to a point off the mouth of Brown's Inlet 34°  35.6000'

N ‑ 77° 13.6000' W; running southwesterly parallel with the ocean

shoreline 1,000 feet offshore to a point 34° 34.7000' N ‑ 77° 15.1000' W;

running southeasterly to a point 34° 34.3000' N ‑ 77° 14.7000' W;  W, running

southwesterly to a point near the New River Inlet Bell Buoy 34° 31.0500' N –

77° 19.8333' W; running northwesterly to a point near the southernmost tip of

Onslow Beach 34° 31.9226' N ‑ 77° 20.3045' W; then running northeasterly

following the shoreline at mean high water across Brown and Bear inlets on the

COLREGS demarcation line (as indicated on National Ocean Service navigation

charts for the area) to the point of beginning.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 113‑134; 113‑182;

143B‑289.52;

Eff. January 1, 1991;

Amended Eff. September 1, 1991;

Recodified from 15A NCAC 3R .0001 Eff. December 17, 1996;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2004; May 1, 1997.