Proclamation No. 75, s. 1987

M A L A C A Ñ A N G
MANILA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

PROCLAMATION NO. 75

DECLARING AS MOUNT PULOG NATIONAL PARK CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN EMBRACED AND SITUATED IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF BUGUIAS AND KABAYAN IN BENGUET, KIANGAN IN IFUGAO AND KAYAPA IN NUEVA VISCAYA, ISLAND OF LUZON.

Upon recommendation of the Ministry of Natural Resources and pursuant to the authority vested in me by law, I, CORAZON C. AQUINO, President of the Philippines, do hereby withdraw for sale, settlement, exploration or exploitation and set aside and declare as “Mount Pulog National Park”, under the administration of the Bureau of Forest Development, subject to private rights, if any there be, a certain parcel of land of the public domain, embraced and situated in the Municipalities of Buguias and Kabayan in Benguet, Kiangan in Ifugao, Kayapa in Nueva Viscaya, Island of Luzon, which tract of land, is more particularly described as follows, to wit:

Beginning at a point marked “1” on the Bureau of Forest Development Map, NP-49, at the junction of Elet River and Creek;

thence N 25° E, 4,350 meters to corner 2;
thence N 19° E, 3,350 meters to corner 3;
thence N 29° E, 4,700 meters to corner 4;
thence following Buguias creek upstream SE direction, 1,000 meters to corner 5;
thence N 83° E, 1,900 meters to corner 6;
thence S 72° E, 2,000 meters to corner 7;
thence S 43° E, 2,650 meters to corner 8;
thence S 24° E, 2,350 meters to corner 9;
thence following Cadaclan River downstream SE direction, 2,300 meters to corner 10;
thence following unknown creek upstream SW direction, 1,000 meters to corner 11;
thence S 16° E, 2,200 meters to corner 12;
thence S 19° E, 4,350 meters to corner 13;
thence following unknown creek upstream NE and SE direction, 2,000 meters to corner 14;
thence S 32° W, 3,700 meters to corner 15;
thence S 03° W, 2,250 meters to corner 16;
thence following unknown creek upstream SW direction, 1,000 meters to corner 17;
thence N 81° W, 4,000 meters to corner 18;
thence N 38° W, 3,850 meters to corner 19;
thence N 15° E, 2,400 meters to corner 20;
thence following unknown creek downstream NW and W direction, 2,700 meters to point of beginning, containing an area of ELEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED FIFTY (11,550) hectares more or less.

The primary purpose for the establishment of this national park is to protect and preserve the outstanding natural features particularly the wildlife, vegetation and the tarns.

The hunting, wounding, taking or killing within said territory of any wild animals or birds and/or the destruction of any vegetation or any act causing disturbances to the habitat of wildlife herein protected are hereby prohibited.

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 20th day of February, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and eighty-seven.

(SGD) CORAZON C. AQUINO
President of the Philippines

By the President:

(SGD) FULGENCIO S. FACTORAN
Deputy Executive Secretary

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