Proposed Canyonlands National Park in Utah: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Public Lands of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, United States Senate, Eighty-eigth Congress, First Session, on S. 27, a Bill to Provide for Establishment of the Canyonlands National Park in the State of Utah, and for Other Purposes
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Public Lands
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1963 - 80 pages
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20 east 30 south acres additional administrative agreed agreement amendment Association authority believe bill boundaries Burton Canyon Canyonlands National Park Chairman Clyde Commission committee concerned continue corner of section deleted Department east line east partially surveyed established exchange exploration Federal feel further going Governor half of section hearings hunting included interest Interior lands language lease LIBRARY OF CONGRESS line of sections look meeting ment mineral mining natural necessary northeast corner opportunity period permitted possible potential present preserve producing proposed park protect question range 18 east range 20 reason record recreation Representative River roads Salt Lake City scenic Secretary Senator Bennett Senator Moss Senator SIMPSON south line southeast statement suggested Thank thence township township 27 south United Utah values Washington west line
Page 5 - In exercising his authority to acquire property by exchange, the Secretary may accept title to any non-Federal property within the boundaries of the park and recreation areas and in exchange therefor he may convey to the grantor of such property...
Page 11 - Any person who has acquired from the United States the coal deposits in any such land, or the right to mine or remove the same, may re-enter and occupy so much of the surface thereof as may be required...
Page 3 - That in order to preserve an area in the State of Utah possessing superlative scenic, scientific, and archeologic features for the inspiration, benefit, and use of the public, there is hereby established the Canyonlands National Park, which, subject to valid existing rights, shall comprise the area generally depicted on the drawing entitled 'Boundary Map, Canyonlands National Park, Utah...
Page 10 - Within the area described in section 1 hereof or which lies within the boundaries of the park, the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to acquire lands and interests in lands by such means as he may deem to be in the public interest. The Secretary may accept title to any non-Federal property within the park...
Page 5 - The properties so exchanged shall be approximately equal in fair market value, provided that the Secretary may accept cash from or pay cash to the grantor in such an exchange in order to equalize the values of the properties exchanged.
Page 51 - To know that what is impenetrable to us really exists, manifesting itself as the highest wisdom and the most radiant beauty which our dull faculties can comprehend only in their most primitive form — this knowledge, this feeling, is at the center of true religiousness.
Page 6 - Interior shall permit the persons holding such grazing privileges on the date of approval of this Act, their heirs, successors, or assigns, to renew the privileges from time to time subject to such terms and conditions as the Secretary may prescribe : Provided, however, That no such privilege shall be extended beyond the period ending twenty-five years from the date of approval of this Act except as specifically provided for in this section.
Page 6 - Interior in accordance with the provisions of the Act of August 25, 1916 (39 Stat. 535; 16 USC 1 and the following), as amended and supplemented.
Page 9 - ... township 28}$ south, range 18 east (partially surveyed); thence westerly along the south line of the north half of sections 24 and 23 to the southwest corner of the northeast quarter of section 23, township 28 south, range 17 east (partially surveyed) ; thence northerly along the west line of the northeast quarter of section 23 and the west line of the southeast quarter of section 14 to the northwest corner of the southeast quarter of section 14, township 28 south, range 17 east (partially surveyed)...