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case of other inlets or arms of the sea, of tracing the coast-line along the margin of the inlet, including Grossewater Bay or Lake Melville as far as the western extremity of Goose Bay. As to the depth of Newfoundland's jurisdiction inland, the Canadian case suggests a boundary arbitrarily fixed at 1 mile in depth. Newfoundland contends that no precedent can be found for any such line, which is open to grave objection from the point of view of practical convenience and expediency and that the Canadian Case discloses no reason for preferring such a boundary to the boundary which law, reason and nature recommend, namely, the height of land.

  23. Canada suggests that the commencement of the boundary line should be at the eastern headland of the bay or harbour of Blanc Sablon. Newfoundland contends that the line should commence at Lazy Point on the West of the bay or harbour of Blanc Sablon and that Woody Island should be included within the jurisdiction of Newfoundland.


JOHN SIMON.
                         F. T. BARRINGTON-WARD.
  W. J. HIGGINS.
          W. T. MONCKTON.



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In the Privy Council                 


IN  THE   MATTER  OF  THE   BOUN-
      DARY
BETWEEN THE DOMINION
    OF  CANADA  AND   THE   COLONY
OF     NEWFOUNDLAND   IN   THE LABRADOR PENINSULA.         












COUNTER-CASE

ON BEHALF OF THE

COLONY OF NEWFOUNDLAND










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