**MALACAÑANG
Manila**

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

PROCLAMATION NO. 882

ESTABLISHING AS JICONTOL WATERSHED FOREST RESERVE A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN SITUATED IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF DOLORES AND CAN-AVID, PROVINCE OF EASTERN SAMAR, ISLAND OF SAMAR

Upon recommendation of the Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources and by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, I, CORAZON C. AQUINO, President of the Philippines, do hereby withdraw from entry, sale, and disposition or settlement and set aside for watershed and other ecological enhancement purposes, subject to private rights, if any there be, a certain parcel of land of the public domain located in the Municipalities of Dolores and Can-avid, Province of Eastern Samar, Philippines, which is more particularly described as follows, to wit:

A PARCEL OF LAND, beginning at a point marked “1” of the Jicontol Watershed Reservation area, a point on the ground which is a corner boundary between timberland and alienable or disposable land at Latitude 12° 03′ 10.35″ and Longitude 125° 15′ 07.85″ and being S. 68 35′ E., 15,720.00 meters from BLLM No. 1, Dolores Cadastre. Thence . . . . .

S. 69° 00 E., 260 m. to corner 2, a point on the ground, corner boundary between timberland and alienable or disposable kind;

S. 75° 00′ E., 410 m. to corner 3, a point on the ground, corner boundary between timberland and alienable or disposable land;

S. 41° 00′ E., 310 m. to corner 4, a point on the ground, corner boundary between timberland and alienable or disposable land;

S. 54° 54′ E., 320 m. to corner 5, a point on the ground, corner boundary between timberland and alienable or disposable land;

S. 12° 00′ E., 475 m. to corner 6, a point on top of ridge;

S. 30° 30′ W., 864 m. to corner 7, a point on top of ridge;

S. 11° 20′ E., 1,222 m. to corner 8, a point on top of ridge;

S. 18° 35′ W., 608 m. to corner 9, a point on top of ridge;

S. 12° 00′ E., 834 m. to corner 10, a point on top of ridge;

S. 17° 30′ W., 553 m. to corner 11, a point on top of ridge;

S. 16° 30′ W., 560 m. to corner 12, a point on top of ridge;

S. 16° 30′ W., 1,418 m. to corner 13, a point on top of ridge;

N. 85° 00′ W., 892 m. to corner 14, a point on top of ridge;

N. 71° 55′ W., 798 m. to corner 15, a point on top of ridge;

S. 77° 20′ W., 730 m. to corner 16, a point on top of ridge;

N. 28° 00′ W., 828 m. to corner 17, a point on top of ridge;

N. 47° 00′ W., 1,138 m. to corner 18, a point on top of ridge;

N. 71° 30′ W., 778 m. to corner 19, a point on mountain peak, elevation 543 meters above sea level;

N. 59° 00′ W., 704 m. to corner 20, a point on the mountain peak, elevation 500 meters above sea level;

S. 89° 00′ W., 1,218 m. to corner 21, a point on mountain peak, 487 meters above sea level;

S. 59° 02′ W., 812 m. to corner 22, a point on top of ridge;

N. 85° 30′ W., 852 m. to corner 23, a point on top of ridge;

N. 40° 00′ W., 596 m. to corner 24, a point on mountain peak, elevation 495 meters above sea level;

N. 86° 30′ W., 674 m. to corner 25, a point on top of ridge;

N. 37° 00′ W., 682 m. to corner 26, a point on top of ridge;

N. 50° 32′ W., 917 m. to corner 27, a point on mountain peak, elevation of 589 meters above sea level;

N. 32° 15′ W., 542 m. to corner 28, a point on top of ridge;

N. 24° 30′ W., 686 m. to corner 29, a point on mountain peak, elevation 781 meters above sea level;

N. 73° 00′ E., 1,008 m. to corner 30, a point on top of ridge;

N. 79° 00′ E., 674 m. to corner 31, a point on mountain peak, elevation 692 meters above sea level;

N. 13° 30′ W., 420 m. to corner 32, a point on top of ridge;

N. 30° 50′ W., 788 m. to corner 33, a point on top of ridge;

N. 08° 00′ W., 687 m. to corner 34, a point on top of ridge;

N. 21° 30′ E., 1,190 m. to corner 35, a point on top of ridge;

N. 12° 10′ E., 512 m. to corner 36, a point on top of ridge;

S. 61° 10′ E., 1,154 m. to corner 37, a point on mountain peak, elevation 497 meters above sea level;

N. 79° 30′ E., 1,040 m. to corner 38, a point on top of ridge;

N. 39° 00′ E., 1,120 m. to corner 39, a point on top of ridge;

N. 59° 02′ E., 1,120 m. to corner 40, a point on top of ridge;

S. 67° 30′ E., 600 m. to corner 41, a point on top of ridge;

N. 65° 30′ E., 420 m. to corner 42, a point on top of ridge;

S. 68° 00′ E., 700 m. to corner 43, a point on top of ridge;

S. 65° 00′ E., 680 m. to corner 44, a point on top of ridge;

N. 86° 00′ E., 860 m. to corner 45, a point on top of ridge;

S. 42° 00′ E., 720 m. to corner 46, a point on top of ridge;

S. 74° 00′ E., 500 m. to corner 47, a point on top of ridge;

S. 51° 00′ E., 1,000 m. to corner 48, a point on top of ridge;

S. 67° 00′ E., 400 m. to corner 49, a point on the ground, corner boundary between timberland and alienable or disposable land;

S. 45° 00′ W., 390 m. to corner 50, a point on the ground, corner boundary between timberland and alienable or disposable land;

S. 36° 00′ W., 500 m. to corner 51, a point on the ground, corner boundary between timberland and alienable or disposable land;

S. 55° 00′ W., 300 m. to point of

beginning containing an area of SEVEN THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED NINETY (7,390.0) HECTARES, more or less.

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources through the Forest Management Bureau shall administer and manage the reservation in coordination with other agencies of the government with the objective of maintaining its usefulness as a source of water for domestic use, agriculture and other forest purposes.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.

Done in the City of Manila, this 26th day of March, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and ninety two.

(Sgd.) **CORAZON C. AQUINO**

By the President:

(Sgd.) FRANKLIN M. DRILON

Executive Secretary

*Source:* **CDAsia**