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This Act is current to October 31, 2018
See the Tables of Legislative Changes for this Act’s legislative history, including any changes not in force.

Despite the above date, the Schedule to the Act, including the Map of Nisga'a Lands and the Appendices, is current to May 11, 2000. See "Amending Agreements" for amendments to the Schedule.

Nisga'a Final Agreement Act

[SBC 1999] CHAPTER 2

APPENDIX G
PARKS AND ECOLOGICAL RESERVE

Appendix G - 1Map and metes and bounds description of Anhluut'ukwsim Laxmihl Angwinga'asanskwhl Nisga'a (a.k.a. Nisga'a Memorial Lava Bed Park)
Appendix G - 2Map and metes and bounds description of Gingietl Creek Ecological Reserve No. 115
Appendix G - 3Map and metes and bounds description of Bear Glacier Park

Appendix G - 1
METES AND BOUNDS DESCRIPTION OF ANHLUUT'UKWSIM LAXMIHL ANGWINGA'ASANSKWHL NISGA'A

(a.k.a. Nisga'a Memorial Lava Bed Park)

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All those parcels or tracts of Crown land, together with all that land or land covered by water lying below the present natural boundary, situated in Cassiar District and lying within the following described boundaries:

Commencing at the post set at the southeast corner of District Lot 1093, being former Gwinaha Indian Reserve No. 44, with said post to be marked #54;

thence northerly along the easterly boundary of District Lot 1093, being former Gwinaha Indian Reserve No. 44, and continuing northerly along a portion of the easterly boundary of former Gitwinksihlkw (Kitwilluchsilt) Indian Reserve No. 7, passing through the post set at the southeast corner thereof and to be marked number #53, to the post set at the intersection of said easterly boundary with the left natural boundary of Nass River, and with said post to be marked number #52;

thence in a generally northeasterly direction along said natural boundary of Nass River to the southwest corner of District Lot 1094, being former Amaral Indian Reserve No. 46 and 47 (undivided) and a point on said natural boundary;

thence easterly and northerly along the southerly and easterly boundaries of District Lot 1094, being former Amaral Indian Reserve No. 46 and 47 (undivided) to the southwest corner of former Amatal Indian Reserve No. 6;

thence easterly and northerly along the southerly and easterly boundaries of former Amatal Indian Reserve No. 6 to the left natural boundary of Nass River, and being the river channel lying to the south and east of former Amatal Indian Reserve No. 5;

thence in a general northeasterly direction along the said natural boundary of Nass River to the southwest corner of District Lot 5287, being former Quinogag Indian Reserve No. 61 and a point on said natural boundary;

thence easterly and northerly along the southerly and easterly boundaries of District Lot 5287, being former Quinogag Indian Reserve No. 61, to the northeast corner thereof, being a point on the left natural boundary of Nass River;

thence in a general northeasterly direction along said natural boundary of Nass River to the left natural boundary of Tseax River;

thence southeasterly along the left natural boundary of Tseax River to a point thereon, with said point lying on a bearing of 270° from the post set at the southeast corner of District Lot 5275, being former Ksilamisk Indian Reserve No. 89, and to be marked #51;

thence on a bearing of 90°, passing through the southeast corner of District Lot 5275, being former Ksilamisk Indian Reserve No.89, to the intersection with a line drawn parallel to and 60 metres perpendicularly distant easterly from the right natural boundary of Tseax River, and with said intersection to be marked by a post to be set and numbered #50;

thence in a general southeasterly direction along said line drawn parallel to, and 60 metres perpendicularly distant easterly from the right natural boundary of Tseax River to the most westerly boundary of former New Aiyansh Indian Reserve No. 1 as shown on Plan 65110 recorded in the Canada Lands Surveys Records at Ottawa;

thence southerly along the westerly boundary of former New Aiyansh Indian Reserve No. 1 to the northeast corner of Lot A of District Lot 4012, Plan 9176;

thence westerly along the northerly boundary of said Lot A to the northwest corner thereof;

thence in a general southerly direction along the westerly boundary of said Lot A to the southwest corner thereof, with a portion of the westerly boundary of said Lot A being also the right natural boundary of Tseax River and with said southwest corner being a point being a point thereon;

thence easterly along the southerly boundary of said Lot A to its intersection with a line drawn parallel to and 60 metres perpendicularly distant easterly from the right natural boundary of Tseax River;

thence in a general southeasterly direction along said line drawn parallel to, and 60 metres perpendicularly distant easterly from the right natural boundary of Tseax River to the southerly prolongation of the easterly boundary of District Lot 4014;

thence northerly to and along the easterly boundary of District Lot 4014, passing through the post set at the southeast corner thereof, and to be marked as post number #49, to the intersection of said easterly boundary with a line drawn parallel to and 600 metres perpendicularly distant easterly from the centre line of Nisga'a Highway (formerly Nass Valley Road);

thence in a general southeasterly direction along said line drawn parallel to and 600 metres perpendicularly distant easterly from the centre line of Nisga'a Highway (formerly Nass Valley Road), to the middle line of Bubo Creek;

thence on a bearing of 176°, a distance of 2.700 kilometres;

thence on a bearing of 63°, a distance of 2.175 kilometres;

thence on a bearing of 53°, a distance of 1.175 kilometres, more or less, to a post to be which is to be set on the southerly boundary of the watershed of Bubo Creek;

thence on a bearing of 1°24'00", a distance of 3.087 kilometres;

thence on a bearing of 328°37'00", a distance of 1.160 kilometres;

thence on a bearing of 21°49'00", a distance of 1.286 kilometres to a post set on the left natural boundary of a tributary of Eider Creek;

thence on a bearing of 323°47'00", a distance of 1.600 kilometres;

thence on a bearing of 288°06'00", a distance of 985 metres;

thence on a bearing of 15°45'00", a distance of 1.051 kilometres, more or less, to post #47 which is to be set on the right natural boundary of Fulmar Creek;

thence on a bearing of 294°00'00", a distance of 2.03 kilometres;

thence on a bearing of 62°01'00", a distance of 2.139 kilometres;

thence on a bearing of 1°48'00", a distance of 889 metres to a post which is to be set and numbered #46;

thence on a bearing of 262°14'00", a distance of 2.106 kilometres;

thence on a bearing of 321°00'00", a distance of 805 metres;

thence on a bearing of 45°46'00", a distance of 857 metres;

thence on a bearing of 303°02'00", a distance of 247 metres;

thence on a bearing of 90°00'00", a distance of 1.80 kilometres, more or less, to post number #45 which is to be set at the summit of Mount Hoeft;

thence northeasterly in a straight line to the summit of Mount Priestly, being a point on the easterly boundary of the watershed of Seaskinnish Creek;

thence southerly along the easterly boundaries of the watersheds of Seaskinnish Creek and Crater Creek to the southerly boundary of the watershed of Crater Creek;

thence westerly along the southerly boundary of the watershed of Crater Creek to a point thereon, with said point lying on a bearing of 0°, a distance of 300 metres, more or less, from the most northerly fork at the headwaters of Sterling Creek, with said fork being on an approximate bearing of 90°, a distance of 5.50 kilometres, more or less, from the confluence of Tumbling Creek with the easterly natural boundary of Lava Lake;

thence on a bearing of 0° to the middle line of the most southerly main tributary of the unnamed creek that flows northwesterly into Crater Creek;

thence in a general northwesterly direction along the middle line of said most southerly main tributary of the unnamed creek that flows northwesterly into Crater Creek and continuing northwesterly along the middle line of said unnamed creek to a point on a line drawn parallel to and 400 metres perpendicularly distant southerly from the left natural boundary of Crater Creek;

thence southwesterly in a straight line to the intersection of the middle line of Jay Creek with the westerly boundary of Nisga'a Highway (formerly Nass Valley Road);

thence in a general southerly direction along said westerly boundary of Nisga'a Highway (formerly Nass Valley Road) to the 55th parallel of North latitude (based on NAD 83 Datum);

thence westerly along said 55th parallel of North latitude to the left natural boundary of Tseax River;

thence northwesterly in a straight line to a point on a line drawn on a bearing of 270°, and 100 metres perpendicularly distant westerly from, the most southerly point on the westerly natural boundary of the West arm of Lava Lake;

thence in a general northerly direction along said line drawn parallel to and 100 metres perpendicularly distant westerly from the westerly natural boundary of the West arm of Lava Lake and continuing in a general northerly direction along a line drawn parallel to and 100 metres perpendicularly distant westerly from the westerly natural boundary of Lava Lake to the point of intersection with the middle line of Aquila Creek;

thence westerly along the middle line of Aquila Creek to a point thereon, with said point lying on a bearing of 180° from a post set on the left natural boundary of Aquila Creek a distance of 953.7 metres upstream from the confluence of Aquila Creek with the westerly natural boundary of Lava Lake;

thence on a bearing of 0° to said post;

thence on a bearing of 3°29'37.75", a distance of 2.209 kilometres, more or less, to the intersection with a line drawn on a bearing of 245° from Pipe Post No. 31 set on the easterly side of the British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority (B.C.H.&P.A.) transmission line right-of-way as shown on Plan 5611, on deposit in the Land Title Office in Prince George (formerly Prince Rupert);

thence on a bearing of 65° to a point on a line drawn parallel to and 400 metres perpendicularly distant westerly from the centre line of Nisga'a Highway (formerly Nass Valley Road);

thence in a general northwesterly direction along said line drawn parallel to and 400 metres perpendicularly distant westerly from the centre line of Nisga'a Highway (formerly Nass Valley Road) to post number #64 which is to be set at the intersection of the right natural boundary of an unnamed creek that flows northeasterly into Tseax River with said line drawn parallel to and 400 metres perpendicularly distant southwesterly from the centre line of Nisga'a Highway (formerly Nass Valley Road);

thence on a bearing of 295°08'00", a distance of 2.48 kilometres;

thence on a bearing of 270°15'00", a distance of 1.25 kilometres;

thence on a bearing of 307°15'00", a distance of 2.500 kilometres, more or less to post number #63 which is to be set on a bearing of 270° from the southwest corner of District Lot 4013, Cassiar District;

thence on a bearing of 249°15'00", a distance of 2.35 kilometres, to a post which is to be set and numbered #62;

thence on a bearing of 150°15'00", a distance of 500 metres, to a post which is to be set and numbered #61;

thence on a bearing of 206°45'00", a distance of 1.083 kilometres;

thence on a bearing of 270°15'00", a distance of 2.277 kilometres, to a post which is to be set and numbered #60;

thence on a bearing of 150°37'00", a distance of 497 metres;

thence on a bearing of 222°39'00", a distance of 654 metres to a post which is to be set and numbered #59;

thence on a bearing of 248°32'00", a distance of 1.096 kilometres;

thence on a bearing of 276°14'00", a distance of 695 metres, more or less, to post numbered #58 which is to be set on the left natural boundary of Zolzap Creek;

thence in a general westerly direction along the left natural boundary of Zolzap Creek to post numbered #57 which is to be set at the intersection of said left natural boundary with the southerly boundary of former Zaulzap Indian Reserve No. 29;

thence easterly and northerly along the southerly and easterly boundaries of former Zaulzap Indian Reserve No. 29, passing through the post set at the southeast corner thereof, and to be marked number #56, to the post set at the southwest corner of District Lot 1093, being former Gwinaha Indian Reserve No. 44, and to marked number #55;

thence easterly along the southerly boundary of District Lot 1093, being former Gwinaha Indian Reserve No. 44 to the post set at the southeast corner thereof, and to be marked post number #54, being the point of commencement;

The whole containing approximately 17,893 hectares.

Appendix G - 2
METES AND BOUNDS DESCRIPTION FOR GINGIETL CREEK ECOLOGICAL RESERVE NO. 115 SITUATED WITHIN NISGA'A LANDS

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Map Ref: 103P.014 and 103P.024

That area known as Gingietl Creek Ecological Reserve No. 115 and more particularly described as lying within the following boundaries:

Commencing at the northwest corner of that part of former Zaulzap Indian Reserve No. 29 lying to the north of Nass River;

thence on an approximate bearing of 39°00'00", a distance of 2.066 kilometres, more or less, to post number #81 which is to be set on the southeasterly boundary of the watershed of an unnamed creek that flows in a general southwesterly direction into Nass River, with said post being 0°00'00", a distance of 403 metres, more or less, from the most westerly northwest corner of former Gitwinksihlkw Indian Reserve No. 7;

thence northeasterly along the southeasterly boundary of the watershed of said unnamed creek to the southerly boundary of the watershed of Shumal Creek;

thence in a general westerly direction along the southerly boundary of the watershed of Shumal Creek to the easterly boundary of the watershed of Gingietl Creek;

thence northerly and westerly along the easterly and northerly boundaries of the watershed of Gingietl Creek and continuing westerly along the northerly boundary of the watershed of an unnamed creek that flows in a general southeasterly direction into Nass River to post number #82 which is to be set thereon;

thence on a bearing of 158°38'00", a distance of 2.478 kilometres;

thence on a bearing of 154°51'00", a distance of 1.080 kilometres, more or less, to post number #83 which is to be set on the right natural boundary of Nass River;

thence in a general easterly direction along the right natural boundary of Nass River to that part of the westerly boundary of former Zaulzap Indian Reserve No. 29 lying to the north of Nass River;

thence northerly along that part of the westerly boundary of former Zaulzap Indian Reserve No. 29 lying to the north of Nass River to the northwest corner thereof, with said corner being the point of commencement.

Appendix G - 3
METES AND BOUNDS DESCRIPTION FOR THE
BOUNDARIES OF BEAR GLACIER PARK

(to be established as a Class "A" Provincial Park)

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All that parcel or tract of Crown land, together with all that land or land covered by water lying below the present natural boundary, lying within the following described boundaries:

Commencing at the intersection of the southerly boundary of Stewart-Cassiar Highway (Highway 37A) with the middle line of an unnamed creek that flows southwesterly into Bear River, with said intersection lying on a bearing of 101°15'00", a distance of 708 metres, more or less, from the most northerly northeast corner of District Lot 5364, Cassiar District, being the "Some Fraction" Mineral Claim;

thence on an approximate bearing of 214°04'00", a distance of 900 metres, more or less, to the most easterly corner of District Lot 5362, being the "Heather No. 6" Mineral Claim;

thence in a general southerly direction along the easterly boundary of District Lot 5362 to the most southerly southeast corner thereof;

thence on a bearing of 226°58'00", a distance of 764 metres;

thence on a bearing of 192°44'00", a distance of 662 metres;

thence on a bearing of 182°47'00", a distance of 348 metres;

thence on a bearing of 103°22'00", a distance of 609 metres;

thence on a bearing of 58°13'00", a distance of 2346 metres;

thence on a bearing of 102°56'00", a distance of 596 metres, more or less, to the middle line of the unnamed creek that flows in a general northerly direction into Strohn Lake;

thence northeasterly and northerly along the middle line of said unnamed creek a distance of 854 metres;

thence on a bearing of 94°52'00", a distance of 389 metres, more or less, to the middle line of the unnamed creek that flows northeasterly into Strohn Creek;

thence northeasterly along the middle line of said unnamed creek a distance of 800 metres, more or less, to the right natural boundary of Strohn Creek;

thence on a bearing of 0°00'00", a distance of 115 metres, more or less, to the southerly boundary of Stewart-Cassiar Highway (Highway 37A);

thence westerly along the southerly boundary of Stewart-Cassiar Highway (Highway 37A) to the point of commencement.

Excepting thereout the Ministry of Transportation and Highways "25 Mile South Pit", which can be more particularly described as:

Commencing at the intersection of the southerly boundary of Stewart-Cassiar Highway (Highway 37A) with the southerly boundary of Bear Glacier Rest Area Access Road;

thence southwesterly along the southerly boundary of Bear Glacier Rest Area Access Road a distance of 325 metres;

thence on a bearing of 163°00'00", a distance of 125 metres;

thence on a bearing of 79°00'00", a distance of 325 metres;

thence on a bearing of 338°00'00", a distance of 248 metres, more or less, to the point of commencement, and containing approximately 6.6 hectares.

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