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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 Russian Mission Native Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Russian Mission, Alaska, and are located in:

Seward Meridian, Alaska

T. 18 N., R. 66 W.,

Secs. 5 and 6.

Containing approximately 1,052 acres.

T. 21 N., R. 66 W.,

Secs. 5, 8, 17, and 20;

Secs. 21, 28, 29, and 32;

Secs. 33 and 34.

Containing approximately 6,260 acres.

T. 18 N., R. 67 W.,

Secs. 1 to 5, inclusive;

Secs. 7 to 11, inclusive;

Secs. 14 to 18, inclusive;

Secs. 21, 22, 23, and 28.

Containing approximately 7,776 acres.

T. 20 N., R. 67 W.,

Secs. 1 and 2.

Containing approximately 1,143 acres.

T. 18 N., R. 68 W.,

Sec. 13.

Containing approximately 593 acres.

Aggregating approximately 16,824 acres.

The subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to Calista Corporation when the surface estate is conveyed to Russian Mission Native Corporation. Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Tundra Drums.


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 February 4, 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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Linda L. Keskitalo,

Land Law Examiner, Land Transfer Adjudication II.

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[FR Doc. E8-31400 Filed 1-2-09; 8:45 am]