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Alaska Native Claims Selection

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Bureau of Land Management, Interior.


Notice of decision approving lands for conveyance.


As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that an appealable decision approving lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to St. George Tanaq Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Unalaska Island, Alaska, and are located in:

Seward Meridian, Alaska

T. 77 S., R. 122 W.,

Secs. 2, 4, and 11.

Containing 83.50 acres.

T. 78 S., R. 124 W.,

Sec. 5, 6, 7, and 10.

Containing 3.85 acres.

Aggregating 87.35 acres.

A portion of the subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to The Aleut Corporation when the surface estate is conveyed to St. George Tanaq Corporation. The remaining lands lie within the Aleutian Islands National Wildlife Refuge, now known as the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, established by Executive Order No. 1733 on March 3, 1913. The subsurface estate in the refuge lands will be reserved to the United States at the time of conveyance. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Anchorage Daily News.


The time limits for filing an appeal are:

1. Any party claiming a property interest which is adversely affected by the decision shall have until January 8, 2009 to file an appeal.

2. Parties receiving service of the decision by certified mail shall have 30 days from the date of receipt to file an appeal.

Parties who do not file an appeal in accordance with the requirements of 43 CFR Part 4, Subpart E, shall be deemed to have waived their rights.


A copy of the decision may be obtained from:

Bureau of Land Management, Alaska State Office, 222 West Seventh Avenue, #13, Anchorage, Alaska 99513-7504.

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The Bureau of Land Management by phone at 907-271-5960, or by e-mail at Persons who use a telecommunication device (TTD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8330, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to contact the Bureau of Land Management.

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Hillary Woods,

Land Law Examiner, Land Transfer Adjudication I.

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[FR Doc. E8-29093 Filed 12-8-08; 8:45 am]