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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 the surface estate of certain lands for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act will be issued to Qanirtuuq, Inc. The lands are in the vicinity of Quinhagak, Alaska, and are located in:

Seward Meridian, Alaska

T. 5 S., R. 72 W.,

Secs. 7, 18, 19, 30, and 31.

Containing 3,032.20 acres.

T. 7 S., R. 72 W.,

Sec. 5.

Containing 639.83 acres.

T. 5 S., R. 73 W.,

Secs. 1, 2, and 3;

Secs. 10 to 15, inclusive.

Containing approximately 5,613 acres.

T. 6 S., R. 73 W.,

Secs. 1, 2, 5, and 6;

Sec. 8, 9, 12, and 15;

Secs. 16, 22, 26, and 36.

Containing approximately 7,650.66 acres.

T. 7 S., R. 73 W.,

Secs. 6, 7, and 8;

Secs. 17 to 21, inclusive;

Secs. 28, 29, and 30;

Secs. 32 and 33.

Containing approximately 6,060 acres.

T. 3 S., R. 74 W.,

Secs. 1, 12, 13, and 24;

Secs. 25 and 36.

Containing approximately 3,386 acres.

T. 4 S., R. 74 W.,

Secs. 1, 12, 13, and 24.

Containing approximately 1,961 acres.

T. 6 S., R. 74 W.,

Secs. 1, 12, 13, and 24;

Secs. 25, 34, 35, and 36.

Containing approximately 4,215.67 acres.

T. 7 S., R. 74 W.,

Secs. 1 and 2;

Secs. 11, 12, and 13.

Containing approximately 1,543.28 acres.

T. 3 S., R. 75 W.,

Secs. 24, 25, and 36.

Containing approximately 543 acres.

Aggregating approximately 34,645 acres.

The subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to Calista Corporation when the surface estate is conveyed to Qanirtuuq, Inc. 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 November 20, 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 1-800-877-8339, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to contact the Bureau of Land Management.

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Suzette Claypool,

Land Law Examiner, Land Transfer Adjudication II Branch.

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[FR Doc. E9-25309 Filed 10-20-09; 8:45 am]