Bureau of Land Management, Interior.
The United States Forest Service proposes to withdraw approximately 4,785 acres of National Forest System land and approximately 150 acres of non-Federal lands, if acquired, to protect the archeological and historical values of the Nuvakwewtaga Archeological District. This notice segregates the National Forest System land for up to 2 years from location and entry under the United States mining laws. The non-Federal lands would also be segregated from location and entry under the United States mining laws if acquired by the United States during the 2-year period. The National Forest System land will remain open to all other uses which may by law be made of National Forest System lands.
Comments should be received on or before May 28, 2002.
Comments should be sent to the Forest Supervisor, Coconino National Forest, 2323 E. Greenlaw Lane, Flagstaff, Arizona 86004.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Pete Mourtsen, Coconino National Forest, 928-527-3414.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The Forest Service proposes to withdraw the following described National Forest System land from location and entry under the United States mining laws, subject to valid existing rights:
Coconino National Forest
Gila and Salt River Meridian
National Forest System Lands
T. 16 N., R., 11 E.
Sec. 11, E1/2;
Sec. 14, E1/2;
Sec. 24, N1/2.
T. 16 N., R., 12 E.
Sec. 7, lots 7 to 12, inclusive, and SE1/4;
Sec. 18, E1/2NE1/4NE1/4, W1/2W1/2NE1/4, SE1/4NE1/4, lots 1 to 11, inclusive, lot 12, excluding patented land, and E1/2SE1/4;
The area described contains approximately 4,785 acres in Coconino County.
T. 16 N., R. 12 E.,
Sec. 18, W1/2NE1/4NE1/4, E1/2W1/2NE1/4, W1/2SE1/4, and lot 12, patented portion only.
The area described contains approximately 150 acres in Coconino County.
For a period of 90 days from the date of publication of this notice, all persons who wish to submit comments, suggestions, or objections in connection with the proposed withdrawal may present their views in writing to the Forest Supervisor of the Coconino National Forest.
Notice is hereby given that an opportunity for a public meeting is afforded in connection with the proposed withdrawal. All interested persons who desire a public meeting for the purpose of being heard on the proposed withdrawal must submit a written request, by the date specified above, to the Forest Supervisor, Coconino National Forest. Upon determination by the authorized officer that a public meeting will be held, a notice of time and place will be published in the Federal Register at least 30 days before the scheduled date of the meeting.
The application will be processed in accordance with the regulations set forth in 43 CFR 2300.
For a period of 2 years from the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register, the land will be segregated as specified above unless the application is denied or canceled or the withdrawal is approved prior to that date.Start Signature
Dated: November 27, 2001.
Daniel H. Nowell,
Acting Deputy State Director, Resources Division.
[FR Doc. 02-4664 Filed 2-26-02; 8:45 am]
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