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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 Newtok Corporation, Inc. The lands are in the vicinity of Newtok, Alaska, and are located in:

Seward Meridian, Alaska

T. 9 N., R. 87 W.,

Secs. 3, 10, 15, 21, and 22;

Secs. 23, 27, 28, 33, and 34.

Containing approximately 4,063 acres.

T. 8 N., R. 88 W.,

Secs. 1, 2, and 3.

Containing approximately 1,571 acres

T. 10 N., R. 80 W.,

Secs. 7 to 10, inclusive;

Secs. 15 to 20, inclusive;

Secs. 29 to 32, inclusive.

Containing approximately 6,371 acres.

T. 10 N., R. 81 W.,

Secs. 1 to 5, inclusive;

Secs. 9 to 16, inclusive;

Secs. 21 to 28, inclusive;

Secs. 35 and 36.

Containing approximately 11,195 acres.

Total aggregate of Secs. 12(a) and 12(b) is 23,200 acres.

A portion of the subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to Calista Corporation when the surface estate is conveyed to Newtok Corporation, Inc. The remaining lands lie within the Clarence Rhode National Wildlife Range. 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 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 December 3, 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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Linda L. Keskitalo,

Land Law Examiner, Land Transfer Adjudication II Branch.

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[FR Doc. E9-26390 Filed 11-2-09; 8:45 am]