Notice of filing of plats of survey.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will file the plat of survey of the lands described below in the BLM Montana State Office, Billings, Montana, on July 5, 2012.
Protests of the survey must be filed before July 5, 2012 to be considered.
Protests of the survey should be sent to the Branch of Cadastral Survey, Bureau of Land Management, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana 59101-4669.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Marvin Montoya, Cadastral Surveyor, Branch of Cadastral Survey, Bureau of Land Management, 5001 Southgate Drive, Billings, Montana 59101-4669, telephone (406) 896-5124 or (406) 896-5009, Marvin_Montoya@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours.
This survey was executed at the request of the Chief, Branch of Fluid Minerals, Bureau of Land Management, Montana State Office, Billings, Montana, and was necessary to determine Federal Leasable Mineral Lands.
The lands we surveyed are:
Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota
T. 148 N., R. 97 W.
The plat, in 11 sheets, representing the dependent resurvey of a portion of the 12th standard parallel, through Ranges 96 and 97 West, a portion of the south boundary, a portion of the subdivisional lines, and the adjusted original meanders of the former left and right banks of the Little Missouri River, through sections 3, 4, 9, 10, 15, 21, 22, 28, and 33, the subdivision of certain sections, and the survey of the meanders of the present left and right banks of the Little Missouri River, through sections 3, 4, 9, 10, 15, 21, 22, 27, 28, and 33, the limits of erosion in sections 3, 4, 9, 15, 21, and 22, the left and right banks and medial line of an abandoned channel of the Little Missouri River in sections 15 and 22, and certain division of accretion and partition lines, Township 148 North, Range 97 West, Fifth Principal Meridian, North Dakota, was accepted May 23, 2012. We will place a copy of the plat, in 11 sheets, and related field notes we described in the open files. They will be available to the public as a matter of information. If the BLM receives a protest against this survey, as shown on this plat, in 11 sheets, prior to the date of the official filing, we will stay the filing pending our consideration of the protest. We will not officially file this plat, in 11 sheets, until the day after we have accepted or dismissed all protests and they have become final, including decisions or appeals.
James D. Claflin,
Chief Cadastral Surveyor, Division of Resources.
[FR Doc. 2012-13436 Filed 6-1-12; 8:45 am]
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