Washington : Government Printing Office
By virtue of the authority vested in the President and pursuant to Executive Order No. 10355 of May 26, 1952, it is order as follows:
1. Executive Order No. 2347 of March 21, 1916, withdrawing the following-described lands for use of the Natives of Alaska, and Public Land Order No. 1301 of May 28, 1956, transferring the lands to the Bureau of Land Management for public recreation, are hereby revoked:
T. 16 N., R. 3 W.,
Sec. 34, NE ¼ NW ¼.
Containing 40 acres.
The lands are about 12 air miles north of Anchorage. They support a heavy stand of birch reproduction intermingled with spruce and some aspen. About 10 acres are subject to flooding at high tide.
2. Unti1 10:00 a.m. on June 25, 1965, the State of Alaska shall have a preferred right to select the lands as provided by the Act of July 28, 1956 (70 Stat. 709; 48 U.S.C. 46-3b) and section 6g of the Act of July 7, 1958 (72 Stat. 339). After that date and hour the lands shall become subject to settlement and to application, petition, location and selection generally, subject to valid existing rights, the provisions of existing withdrawals, and the requirements of applicable law. All valid applications received at or prior to 10:00 a.m. on May 1, 1965, shall be considered as simultaneously filed at that time. Those filed thereafter shall be considered in the order of filing.
3. The lands have been open to applica-
tions and offers under the mineral leasing laws. They will be open to location under the United States mining laws after 10:00 a.m. on June 25, 1965.
Inquiries concerning the lands should be addressed to the Manager, Land Office, Bureau of Land Management, Anchorage, Alaska.
JOHN A. CARVER, Jr.,
Under Secretary of the Interior.