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Boundaries of the detached area

Pillars Bearing from Magnetic North Direct Horizontal distance in feet.
Degrees Minutes
Pillar No. 1 to Pillar No. 2 The boundary runs from pillar No 1 in a north-westerly direction crossing the head of a Nala, to Pillar No. 2, which is situated on spur across this Nala. 308 18 335
Pillar No. 2 to Pillar No. 3 Thence it veers slightly more north wards and descends a thickly wooded slope until it reaches a stream at pillar No. 3 317 12 391
Pillar No. 3 to Pillar No. 4 The boundary is formed by the stream between these two pillars and runs in a south-westerly direction. Pillar No. 4 is in midstream. 219 42 830
Pillar No. 4 to Pillar No. 5 Thence it turns sharp south-east to pillar No. 5 situated at the foot of a steep of hill. 144 48 61
Pillar No. 5 to Pillar No. 6 Thence the boundary again turns sharp south-west with a slight diagonal ascent. 238 12 113
Pillar No. 6 to Pillar No. 7 From Pillar No. 6 the slight diagonal ascent is continue but almost due south. 187 24 164
Pillar No. 7 to Pillar No. 8 The boundary thence continues in the same line for a distance of 40 Per feet whence it curves south-west to Pillar No. 8 situated in the center of a Nala 50 feet to the south-east of the south corner of a disused range butt. 212 6 208
Pillar No. 8 to Pillar No. 9 Thence to the south corner of this butt and along the Pillar No. 9 in the centre of the south-west side of the butt. 324 48 138
Pillar No. 9 to Pillar No. 10 The boundary thence turns a right angle to run south-west straight up a steep slope for a distance of 150 feet, thence turning south to follow a spur for 180 feet upto Pillar No. 10. 205 48 300
Pillar No. 10 to Pillar No. 11 Thence under the brow of this spur in a curve, for 95 feet to the south-east and 60 feet almost south. 141 54 150
Pillar No. 11 to Pillar No. 12 Thence south-west to Pillar No. 12 situated on the crest of the spur. 238 54 120
Pillar No 12 to Pillar No. 13 The boundary between these two Pillars follows up the same spur in a south-easterly direction. 225 30 391
Pillar No. 13 to Pillar No. 14 Thence the boundary turns south-east and runs down to a Nala. 159 30 231
Pillar No. 14 to Pillar No. 15 Thence in the same line to a spur across the Nala. 154 18 268
Pillar No. 15 to Pillar No. 16 Thence in the same line across this spur to the south slope of it. 152 30 320
Pillar No. 16 to Pillar No. 17 The boundary turns Cast from Pillar No. 16 along the south slope of the spur. 77 12 235
Pillar No. 17 to Pillar No. 18 In the same line down the south-east slope of this spur. 82 36 210
Pillar No. 18 to Pillar No. 19 The boundary here veers north-east, descends a steep slope to cross a Nala down which the Wah Jalynnoh branch of the Ummawlong stream flows and ascends a steep slope to the north-east of this stream to Pillar No. 19 which is situated in a cleaning in a thick wood. 75 54 850
Pillar No. 19 to Pillar No. 20 Thence almost in the same line but slightly more northerly along this cleaning to Pillar No. 20 on the edge of a track running south-west from the southern extremity of Kench's Trace. 70 42 464
Pillar No. 20 to Pillar No. 21 Thence north-east to Pillar No. 21 which is situated to the east of the southern extremity of Kench's Trace. 42 48 363
Pillar No. 21 to Pillar No. 22 The Boundary runs in a north westerly direction along Kench's Trace to Pillar No. 21A; thence in a direct line to Pillar No. 21 B situated on Kench's Trace; thence along Kench's Trace through Pillar No. 21C to Pillar No. 21D; thence in adirect line to Pillar No. 22 which is situated on the west bank of the Ummawlong stream just north of the 20 yards firing point of the rifle range. 326 30 680
Pillar No. 22 to Pillar No. 23 The west bank of the Ummawlong stream forms the boundary between these two pillars. 5 30 1,440
Pillars No. 23 to Pillar No. 24 The boundary hence turns abruptly and runs south-west on to the lower crest of a spur. 203 42 200
Pillar No. 24 to Pillar No. 25 Thence in the same line up and across a Nala running to the south-east of this spur. 203 42 200
Pillar No. 25 to Pillar No. 26 Thence in the same line up the side of a spur to the south-east of this Nala, to Pillar No. 1. 203 12 240

(2) The Shillong (Umlong) Cantonment, that is to say, the area as defined below:-

Area ......1,962 acres.

Breamar East Boundary Pillar No.1 or Contonment Boundary Pillar No. 29 is situated on the left bank of the Wah Sohkhlur at a point 300 feet, north-west of Cantonment boundary Pillar No. 30 on a True Bearing of 308o II from Cantonment Boundary Pillar No. 30.

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