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Public Land Order No. 7599; Withdrawal of National Forest System Lands for the Capilla Peak, La Mosca Peak, and Microwave Electronic Sites; New Mexico

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AGENCY:

Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION:

Public Land Order.

SUMMARY:

This order withdraws 329.44 acres of National Forest System lands from location and entry under the United States mining laws for 20 years to protect the Capilla Peak, La Mosca Peak, and Microwave Electronic Sites.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

March 15, 2004.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Joseph Jaramillo, BLM Albuquerque Field Office, 435 Montano NE Albuquerque, New Mexico 87107, 505-761-8779.

Order

By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by Section 204 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714 (2000), it is ordered as follows:

1. Subject to valid existing rights, the following described National Forest System lands are hereby withdrawn from location and entry under the United States mining laws, 30 U.S.C. Ch. 2 (2000), to protect the Capilla Peak, La Mosca Peak, and Microwave Electronic Sites:

Cibola National Forest

New Mexico Principal Meridian

Capilla Peak Electronic Site

T. 5 N., R. 5 E.,

Sec. 3, W1/2 lot 2, E1/2 lot 3, E1/2W1/2 lot 3, NE1/4NW1/4SW1/4NE1/4, W1/2W1/2SW1/4NE1/4, SE1/4SE1/4SW1/4NW1/4, E1/2SE1/4NW1/4, SW1/4SE1/4NW1/4, N1/2NE1/4NE1/4SW1/4, SW1/4NE1/4NE1/4SW1/4, NW1/4NE1/4SW1/4, E1/2NE1/4NW1/4SW1/4, and NW1/4NE1/4NW1/4SW1/4.

T. 6 N., R. 5 E.,

Sec. 34, E1/2SE1/4SE1/4SW1/4 and W1/2SW1/4SW1/4SE1/4.

La Mosca Peak Electronic Site

T. 12 N., R. 7 W.,

Sec. 20, SW1/4SW1/4NW1/4NE1/4, W1/2W1/2SW1/4NE1/4, E1/2E1/2SE1/4SE1/4NE1/4, NW1/4SE1/4NE1/4NW1/4, S1/2SE1/4NE1/4NW1/4, SW1/4NE1/4NW1/4, S1/2NW1/4NE1/4NW1/4, N1/2NW1/4SE1/4NW1/4, NE1/4SE1/4NW1/4, NW1/4NW1/4SE1/4, and N1/2N1/2SW1/4NW1/4SE1/4;

Sec. 21, W1/2W1/2SW1/4SW1/4NW1/4.

Microwave Electronic Site

T. 11 N., R. 7 W.,

Sec. 8, S1/2SE1/4SW1/4 and SW1/4SW1/4SE1/4;

Sec. 17, W1/2NW1/4NE1/4, NE1/4NW1/4, SE1/4SW1/4NW1/4, N1/2SE1/4NW1/4, and SW1/4SE1/4NW1/4.

The areas described aggregate 329.44 acres in Cibola and Torrance Counties.

2. This withdrawal will expire 20 years from the effective date of this order unless, as a result of a review conducted before the expiration date pursuant to Section 204(f) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714(f) (2000), the Secretary determines that the withdrawal shall be extended.

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Dated: February 24, 2004.

Rebecca W. Watson,

Assistant Secretary—Land and Minerals Management.

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[FR Doc. 04-5750 Filed 3-12-04; 8:45 am]

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