Bay Definition, Map No. 9

Bay Definition, Map No. 9

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08.02.01.06 - Code of Maryland Regulation

Bay Definition, Map No. 9

Bay Definition, Map No. 9

.06 Dividing Lines of the Chesapeake Bay, Sounds and Straits.

A. The boundaries set forth in §B of this regulation are designated as official dividing lines of the Chesapeake Bay, sounds and straits.

B. Any creek, cove, or other tributary less than 100 yards in width that intersects any segment of the following delineating lines shall not be a part of the described area.

Kedges Straits

All of the waters of the State enclosed by a line beginning at a point at or near Fishing Point at the northeast tip of Smith Island, defined by Lat. 38°01.39' N and Long. 75°59.14' W; then running westerly along the north shore of Smith Island to a point at or near Fog Point, defined by Lat. 38°02.04' N and Long. 76°02.50' W; then running approximately 334° True to a point at or near the intersection of the Dorchester/Somerset County line, defined by Lat. 38°04.78' N and Long. 76°04.18' W; then running approximately 23° True to a point at or near the southwesterly tip of Pry Island, defined by Lat. 38°05.68' N and Long. 76°03.70' W; then running easterly along the shore of Pry Island to a point at or near the east end of Pry Island, defined by Lat. 38°05.66' N and Long. 76°03.47' W; then running approximately 101° True to a point at or near Sedgy Point, defined by Lat. 38°05.64' N and Long. 76°03.36' W; then running southeasterly along the shore of South Marsh Island to a point at or near the west side of Sheepshead Harbor Gut, defined by Lat. 38°05.11' N and Long. 76°02.11' W; then running approximately 46° True to a point at or near the east side of Sheepshead Harbor Gut, defined by Lat. 38°05.12' N and Long. 76°02.09' W; then running easterly along the south shore of South Marsh Island to a point at or near Muscle Hole Point, defined by Lat. 38°04.67' N and Long. 76°00.34' W; then running approximately 164° True to the point of beginning, defined by Lat. 38°01.39' N and Long. 75°59.14' W.

Southern Portion Of Tangier Sound - Western Side - Description reads south to north on western portion.

All of the waters of the State enclosed by a line beginning at a point at or near Maryland/Virginia Boundary Point "B", Tangier Sound, defined by Lat. 37°54.40' N and Long. 75°57.16' W; then running approximately 10° True to a point at or near Maryland/Virginia Boundary Point "A", Tangier Sound, defined by Lat. 37°56.76' N and Long. 75°56.62' W; then running approximately 281° True to a point at or near Maryland/Virginia line corner "Horse Hammock", defined by Lat. 37°57.20' N and Long. 75°59.61' W; then running approximately 270° True to a point at or near the intersection of the Maryland/Virginia line and the east shore of Smith Island, defined by Lat. 37°57.20' N and Long. 75°59.68' W; then running northerly along the shore of Smith Island to a point at or near the shore on the south side of Big Thorofare, defined by Lat. 37°58.00' N and Long. 75°59.72' W; then running approximately 356° True to a point at or near the shore on the north side of Big Thorofare, defined by Lat. 37°58.32' N and Long. 75°59.74' W; then running northerly along the shore to a point at or near the south side of Little Thorofare, defined by Lat. 37°58.48' N and Long. 75°59.68' W; then running approximately 78° True to a point at or near the north side of Little Thorofare, defined by Lat. 37°58.49' N and Long. 75°59.60' W; then running northerly along the shore to a point at or near the south side of Joes Ridge Creek, defined by Lat. 38°00.01' N and Long. 75°59.14' W; then running approximately 51° True to a point at or near the north side of Joes Ridge Creek, defined by Lat. 38°00.06' N and Long. 75°59.05' W; then running northerly along the shore to a point at or near the south side of Barnes Cove, defined by Lat. 38°00.20' N and Long. 75°59.04' W; then running approximately 22° True to a point at or near the north side of Barnes Cove, defined by Lat. 38°00.24' N and Long. 75°59.02' W; then running northerly along the shore to a point at or near Fishing Point, defined by Lat. 38°01.39' N and Long. 75°59.14' W; then running approximately 344° True to a point at or near Muscle Hole Point, defined by Lat. 38°04.67' N and Long. 76°00.34' W;...

Continued north on bay Map #8....

Southern Portion Of Tangier Sound - Eastern Side - Description reads north to south on eastern portion.

...then running southerly along the west shores of Hazard Island and Pat Island to a point at or near Porpoise Point, defined by Lat. 38°03.62' N and Long. 75°52.47' W; then running approximately 153° True to a point at or near Tenth Point, defined by Lat. 38°02.31' N and Long. 75°51.62' W; then running southerly along the west shore of Janes Island to a point at or near Janes Island Point, defined by Lat. 37°58.39' N and Long. 75°53.89' W; then running approximately 159° True to a point at or near Great Point, defined by Lat. 37°57.39' N and Long. 75°53.41' W; then running southerly along the west shore of Cedar Island Marsh to a point at or near the north side of Cow Point Creek, defined by Lat. 37°56.25' N and Long. 75°53.71' W; then running approximately 168° True to a point at or near the south side of Cow Point Creek, defined by Lat. 37°56.12' N and Long. 75°53.68' W; then running southerly along the west shore of Cedar Island Marsh to a point at or near the north side of Fishing Creek, defined by Lat. 37°55.79' N and Long. 75°53.70' W; then running approximately 187° True to a point at or near the south side of Fishing Creek, defined by Lat. 37°55.69' N and Long. 75°53.71' W; then running southerly along the west side of Cedar Island to a point at or near the westernmost point of Cedar Island, defined by Lat. 37°55.53' N and Long. 75°53.88' W; then running approximately 197° True to a point at or near the Maryland/Virginia line at Blizzard Island Range 1916, defined by Lat. 37°54.60' N and Long. 75°54.24' W; then running approximately 265° True to the point of beginning, defined by Lat. 37°54.40' N and Long. 75°57.16' W.