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PART II
PROCLAMATIONS OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES
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No. 2022
December 22, 1932.  | 47 Stat., 2547.

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL MONUMENT—ARIZONA

Margin Notes
No. 2022 Grand Canyon National Monument, Ariz. Preamble.
No. 2022 National monument established.
34 Stat., 225. U.S.C., p. 416.
No. 2022 Description.
No. 2022 Reserved from settlement, etc.
No. 2022 Supervision.
No. 2022 39 Stat., 535. U.S.C., p. 389.

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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
A PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River is an object of unusual scientific interest, being the greatest eroded canyon within the United States; and

WHEREAS that portion of the canyon which continues down the Colorado River below the Grand Canyon National Park contains much that is most significant and important in this unusual scientific interest; and

WHEREAS it appears that the public interest would be promoted by reserving this portion of the Grand Canyon as a national monument, with such other land as is necessary for its proper protection;

NOW,THEREFORE, I, HERBERT HOOVER, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the power in me vested by section 2 of the act of Congress entitled "AN ACT For the preservation of American antiquities," approved June 8, 1906 (34 Stat. 225), do proclaim that, subject to all valid existing rights, there is hereby reserved from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws and set apart as a national monument, the tract of land in the State of Arizona, lying within the following-described boundaries, which shall hereafter be known as the Grand Canyon National Monument:

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GILA AND SALT RIVER MERIDIAN, ARIZONA

Beginning at the quarter section corner of secs. 2 and 11, T. 35 N., R. 8 W., thence east along the line between secs. 2 and 11, 1 and 12, T. 35 N., R. 8 W., secs. 6 and 7, 5 and 8, 4 and 9, 3 and 10, 2 and 11, 1 and 12, T. 35 N., R 7 W., secs. 6 and 7, 5 and 8, 4 and 9, 3 and 10, 2 and 11, 1 and 12, T. 35 N., R. 6 W; thence continuing east through unsurveyed T. 35 N., Rs. 5 and 4 W., to the boundary of the Kaibab National Forest; thence southerly along the boundary of the Kaibab National Forest to the intersection with the boundary of the Grand Canyon National Park; thence southerly and southwesterly along the boundary of the Grand Canyon National Park to the intersection with the boundary of the Tusayan National Forest; thence southerly along the boundary of the Tusayan National Forest to the northeast corner of sec. 24, T. 32 N., R. 5 W.; thence westerly along the line between secs. 13 and 24, 14 and 23, 15 and 22, 16 and 21, 17 and 20, 18 and 19, T. 32 N., R. 5 W., and secs. 13 and 24, T. 32 N., R. 6 W., to the east boundary of the Hualpai Indian Reservation; thence northerly along the east boundary of the said Hualpai Indian Reservation to the Colorado River; thence due north to the north bank of the Colorado River; thence southwesterly along the north bank of the Colorado River to a point due south of the quarter section corner of secs. 9 and 10, T. 32 N., R. 8 W.; thence due north to the quarter section corner of secs. 9 and 10 ; thence northerly along the line between sees. 9 and 10, 3 and 4, to eighth standard parallel north; thence west along said standard parallel to the standard corner of secs. 33 and 34, T. 33 N., R. 8 W.; thence northerly along the line between secs. 33 and 34, to the corner of secs. 27, 28, 33, and 34; thence westerly along the line between sees. 28 and 33, to its intersection with the hydrographic divide between Toroweap Valley on the east and an unnamed valley on the west; thence northerly along said hydrographic divide to its intersection with the line between secs. 20 and 29, T. 34 N., R. 8 W.; thence easterly along the line between said secs. 20 and 29, to the corner of sees. 20, 21, 28, and 29; thence northerly along the line between secs. 20 and 21, 16 and 17, to the corner of secs. 8, 9, 16, and 17; thence easterly along the line between secs. 9 and 16 to the quarter section corner; thence northerly along the center section line of secs. 9 and 4, to the center of said sec. 4; thence easterly along the center section line of said sec. 4, to the quarter section corner of secs. 3 and 4; thence northerly along the line between secs. 3 and 4, T. 34 N., R. 8 W., secs. 33 and 34, T. 35 N., R. 8 W., to the quarter section corner; thence easterly along the center section line of sees. 34 and 35, to the center of sec. 35 ; thence northerly along the center section line of secs. 35, 26, 23, 14, and 11, to the place of beginning, containing approximately 273,145 acres.

Warning is hereby expressly given to all unauthorized persons not to appropriate, injure, destroy, or remove any feature of this monument, and not to locate or settle upon any of the lands thereof.

The Director of the National Park Service, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, shall have the supervision, management, and control of this monument as provided in the act of Congress entitled "AN ACT To establish a National Park Service, and for other purposes," approved August 25, 1916 (39 Stat. 535-536), and acts additional thereto or amendatory thereof.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed.

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DONE at the City of Washington this 22d day of December, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and thirty-two, and [SEAL] of the Independence of the United States of America the one hundred and fifty-seventh.

HERBERT HOOVER

By the President:
HENRY L STIMSON
Secretary of State.


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