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Alaska Native Claims Selection

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AGENCY:

Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION:

Notice of Decision Approving Lands for Conveyance.

SUMMARY:

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 Sitnasuak Native Corporation. The decision approves the surface estate in the lands described below for conveyance pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1601, et seq). The subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to Bering Straits Native Corporation when the surface estate is conveyed to Sitnasuak Native Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Nome, Alaska, and are located in:

Lot 1, Mineral Survey No. 2315, Alaska.

Containing 8.30 acres.

Lot 1, Mineral Survey No. 2316, Alaska.

Containing 20 acres.

Lot 4, U.S. Survey No. 8729, Alaska.

Containing approximately 5 acres.

Kateel River Meridian, Alaska

T. 11 S., R. 33 W.,

Secs. 11, 12, and 13;

Secs. 18, 19, and 20;

Secs. 23 and 24;

Secs. 29 to 32, inclusive.

Containing approximately 719 acres.

T. 11 S., R. 34 W.,

Secs. 13, 24, and 36.

Containing 6.20 acres.

Aggregating approximately 759 acres.

Notice of the decision will also be published four times on consecutive weeks in the Nome Nugget.

DATES:

Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by the decision may appeal the decision in accordance with the requirements of 43 CFR part 4 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 6, 2013 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. Notices of appeal transmitted by electronic means, such as facsimile or email, will not be accepted as timely filed.

ADDRESSES:

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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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

The BLM by phone at 907-271-5960 or by email at ak.blm.conveyance@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 BLM during normal business hours. In addition, the FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the BLM. The BLM will reply during normal business hours.

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Eileen Bryant,

Land Transfer Resolution Specialist, Land Title Section.

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[FR Doc. 2013-02362 Filed 2-1-13; 8:45 am]

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