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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 will be issued by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to Ahtna, Incorporated. The decision approves conveyance of the surface and subsurface estates in the lands described below pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. The lands are in the vicinity of Mentasta Lake, Alaska, and are located in:

Copper River Meridian, Alaska

T. 11 N., R. 7 E.,

Secs. 1 to 18, inclusive;

Secs. 19 to 24, inclusive, those lands lying north of the highway right-of-way.

Containing approximately 14,143 acres.

T. 12 N., R. 7 E.,

Secs. 5 to 8, inclusive;

Secs. 15 to 22, inclusive;

Secs. 27 to 36, inclusive.

Containing approximately 13,846 acres.

T. 12 N., R. 8 E.,

Secs. 19, 30, 31, and 32.

Containing approximately 2,452 acres.

Aggregating approximately 30,441 acres.

Notice of the decision will also be published four times in the Anchorage Daily News.


Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the decision may appeal the decision within the following time limits:

1. Unknown parties, parties unable to be located after reasonable efforts have been expended to locate, parties who fail or refuse to sign their return receipt, and parties who receive a copy of the decision by regular mail which is not certified, return receipt requested, shall have until March 16, 2011 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.

3. Notices of appeal transmitted by electronic means, such as facsimile or e-mail, will not be accepted as timely filed.

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 BLM by phone at 907-271-5960, by e-mail at, or by telecommunication device (TTD) through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Dina L. Torres,

Land Transfer Resolution Specialist, Land Transfer Adjudication II Branch.

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[FR Doc. 2011-3197 Filed 2-11-11; 8:45 am]