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Public Land Order No. 7609; Partial Revocation of Public Land Order No. 1949; Alaska

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Bureau of Land Management, Interior.


Public land order.


This order revokes a Public Land Order insofar as it affects approximately 74,248 acres of public lands withdrawn for military purposes for the Department of the Navy at Adak, Alaska. The lands are no longer needed for military purposes have been identified as excess to the needs of the Department of Defense pursuant to the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990.


August 9, 2004.

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Robbie J. Havens, Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, 222 W. 7th Avenue, No. 13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513-7599, 907-271-5477.

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All of the lands being retained by the Department of the Navy, and approximately 26,977 acres included in this revocation are within the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. The remaining 47,271 acres have been conveyed out of Federal ownership pursuant to Public Law 107-239. This revocation is for record-clearing purposes.


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:

Public Land Order No. 1949, which withdrew public lands for use by the Department of Navy for military purposes, is hereby revoked insofar as it affects the following described lands:

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That part of Adak Island east of the Bay of Island and north of Latitude 51°47′15″ except for the following described lands (approximately 5,624 acres) retained by the Department of the Navy:

T. 95 S., R. 195 W., (unsurveyed),

Sec. 9, S1/2S1/2S1/2;

Secs. 10 and 11;

Sec. 12, W1/2E1/2E1/2, W1/2E1/2, and W1/2;

Secs. 14, 15, and 16;

Sec. 17, E1/2E1/2;

Sec. 20, E1/2E1/2, SE1/4SW1/4, and SW1/4SE1/4;

Secs. 21 and 22;

Sec. 23, W1/2;

Sec. 26, NW1/4, that portion of W1/2E1/2 west of Andrew Lake, SE1/4SE1/4, and S1/2NE1/4SE1/4;

Sec. 27, N1/2;

Sec. 28, N1/2, SW1/4, and W1/2SE1/4;

Sec. 29, E1/2, E1/2NW1/4, SW1/4NW1/4, N1/2SW1/4, and N1/2S1/2SW1/4;

Sec. 30, SE1/4NE1/4, NE1/4SE1/4, and N1/2SE1/4SE1/4;

Sec. 32, N1/2N1/2NE1/4;

Sec. 33, N1/2NW1/4NE1/4 and N1/2N1/2NW1/4.

The area described contains approximately 74,248 acres.

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Dated: July 7, 2004.

Rebecca W. Watson,

Assistant Secretary—Land and Minerals Management.

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[FR Doc. 04-18135 Filed 8-6-04; 8:45 am]