Washington : Government Printing Office
By virtue of the authority contained in section 4 of the Act of May 24, 1928, 43 Stat. 729, 49 U.S.C. section 214 (1964), it is ordered as follows:
1. The departmental order of July 2, 1941, withdrawing public lands as Air Navigation Site Withdrawal No. 161, as enlarged by departmental order of July 22, 1942, are hereby revoked so far as they affect the following described lands:
Beginning at Corner No. 1, Air Navigation Site Withdrawal No. 161 of July 2, 1941, on the north side of the Yukon River about one-fourth mile west of the town of Tanana in latitude 65°11'N., longitude 152°05'W., from which a U.S. Coast and Geodetic Bench Mark and Magnetic Station, being a brass plug in a concrete block, bears N. 22°11'E., 443.4 feet. From the point of beginning by metes and bounds:
Thence N. 0°41' W., 750 feet; thence N. 89°19 E., 1,300 feet; thence N. 0°41' W., 600 feet; thence S, 89°19 W., 200 feet; thence N. 0°41' W., 4,200 feet; thence S. 89°19' W., 900 feet; thence S. 47°32' W., 2,276.7 feet; thence west 6,000 feet; thence S. 0°41' E., 2,250 feet more or less, to a point on the right bank of the Yukon River; thence meandering upstream along the right bank of the Yukon River from which the point of beginning bears N. 0°41' W., 80 feet; thence N. 0°41' W., 80 feet to Corner No. 1 and the point of beginning, containing 735 acres, more or less.
Commencing at the northwest corner of Air Navigation Site Withdrawal No. 161 of July 2, 1941, proceed east 10,500 feet to the true point of beginning of this description; thence continue east 3,066 feet to a point; thence south 2,250 feet more or less to a point on the north bank of the Yukon River; thence meandering westerly 3,300 feet more or less along said bank to a point; thence north 1,800 feet more or less to the point of beginning; containing 142.5 acres more or less.
Commencing at the northwest corner of ANSW 161, being the true point of beginning of this description, proceed east 6,500 feet to a point; thence south 3,000 feet more or less to a point on the north bank of the Yukon River; thence meandering west along said river bank 2,100 feet more or less to a point; thence west 800 feet to a point; thence south 1,250 feet more or less to a point on said river bank; thence meandering west along said river bank 3,700 feet more or less to the southwest corner of ANSW 161; thence north 4,400 feet more or less to the point of beginning; containing 531.9 acres more or less.
2. The lands described in paragraph 1 above as Tanana Airport have been quitclaimed to the State of Alaska for airport purposes by the Bureau of the Budget, effective October 1, 1965, pursuant to the Alaska Omnibus Act of June 25, 1959, 73 Stat. 152.
3. The lands in Parcels No. 1 and No. 2 in paragraph 1 above are withdrawn by Public Land Order No. 4,582 of January 17, 1969, as amended by Public Land Order No. 4962 of December 8, 1970, for the determination and protection of the rights of the Native Aleuts, Eskimos, and Indians of Alaska. They will be open to location for metalliferous minerals at 10 a.m. on July 16, 1971.
Inquiries concerning the land should be addressed to the Manager, Fairbanks District and Land Office, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701.
Assistant Secretary of the Interior.