[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 100 (Wednesday, May 27, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 25279-25281]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-12307]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[CO-923-1430-ET; COC-70988]


Public Land Order No. 7733; Withdrawal of Public Land for Emerald 
Mountain Recreation Management Area; Colorado

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Public Land Order.

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SUMMARY: This order withdraws approximately 4,138 acres of public lands 
from all forms of appropriation under the public land laws, including 
the United States mining laws, and the mineral and geothermal leasing 
laws, for a period of 20 years for the Bureau of Land Management to 
protect the scenic, recreation, water quality and wildlife habitat 
values of the Emerald Mountain Recreation Management Area in Routt 
County, Colorado.

DATES: Effective Date: May 22, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John D. Beck, Branch of Lands and 
Realty, Colorado State Office, 2850 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, 
Colorado 80215-7093, 303-239-3882.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The lands embraced within the exterior 
boundaries of this withdrawal were recently acquired by the Bureau of 
Land Management from the State of Colorado to protect the scenic, 
recreation, water quality and wildlife habitat values.

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Order

    By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior 
by Section 204 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, 43 U.S.C. 
1714 (2000), it is ordered as follows:
    1. Subject to valid existing rights, the following described lands 
are hereby withdrawn from all forms of appropriation under the public 
land laws, including location and entry under the United States mining 
laws, (30 U.S.C. Ch. 2 (2000)), and the geothermal and mineral leasing 
laws, to protect scenic, recreation, water quality and wildlife values 
of the Emerald Mountain Recreation Management Area: Sixth Principal 
Meridian

T. 6 N., R. 85 W.,
    sec. 13, SE\1/4\SE\1/4\, excepting and excluding the west 100 
feet thereof and the north 100 feet thereof;
    sec. 15, S\1/2\NE\1/4\, S\1/2\SW\1/4\, and SE\1/4\;
    sec. 21, that portion of the S\1/2\N\1/2\SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, S\1/
2\SE\1/4\NE\1/4\, and E\1/2\SE\1/4\ lying North and East of the 
centerline of the Cow Creek Road (County Road No. 45) excepting the 
traverse and right-of-way, whether an easement or in fee, for County 
Road No. 45;
    sec. 22;
    sec. 23, W\1/2\NW\1/4\, W\1/2\SE\1/4\NW\1/4\, SE\1/4\SE\1/
4\NW\1/4\, SW\1/4\, S\1/2\N\1/2\SE\1/4\, and S\1/2\SE\1/4\;
    sec. 24, NE\1/4\NE\1/4\, W\1/2\NE\1/4\, E\1/2\E\1/2\NW\1/4\, 
E\1/2\SW\1/4\, S\1/2\NW\1/4\SW\1/4\, SW\1/4\SW\1/4\, NW\1/4\SE\1/4\, 
and S\1/2\SE\1/4\;
    secs. 25 and 26;
    secs. 27, 34, and 35, those portions lying north and east of the 
centerline of the Cow Creek Road (County Road No. 45);
    Excepting Therefrom a parcel of land containing 123.78 acres 
located in secs. 23 and 24 of T. 6 N., R. 85 W. of the 6th P.M. 
Routt County, Colorado, described as follows:
Beginning at a point on the North side of an existing road (top of 
ridge) and on the North line of the said NW\1/4\NW\1/4\ of sec. 23 
from which the Northwest corner of said sec. 23 bears 
N89[deg]13[min]32[sec]W 164.58 feet;
Thence East along the North line of the said NW\1/4\NW\1/4\ of sec. 
23 to the Northwest corner of the NE\1/4\NW\1/4\ of sec. 23 and the 
Northwest corner of a parcel of land which is described at Reception 
Number 610794 (State: of Colorado Patent No. 8350) of the Routt 
County Clerk and Recorders Records;
Thence South along the West line of the said NE\1/4\NW\1/4\ of sec. 
23 and along the West line said Reception Number 610794;
Thence East along the South line of the said NE\1/4\NW\1/4\ of sec. 
23 and along a South line said Reception Number 610794;
Thence South along the West line of the said NE\1/4\SE\1/4\NW\1/4\ 
of sec. 23 and along a West line said Reception Number 610794;
Thence East along the South line of the said NE\1/4\SE\1/4\NW\1/4\ 
of sec. 23 and along a South line said Reception Number 610794;
Thence South along the West line of the said NE\1/4\ of sec. 23 and 
along a West line said Reception Number 610794;
Thence South along the West line of the said N\1/2\N\1/2\SE\1/4\ of 
sec. 23 and along a West line said Reception Number 610794;
Thence East along the South line of the said N\1/2\N\1/2\SE\1/4\ of 
sec. 23 and along the South line said Reception Number 610794;
Thence East along the South line of the said N\1/2\NW\1/4\SW\1/4\ of 
sec. 24 and along the South line said Reception Number 610794;
Thence North along the East line of the said N\1/2\NW\1/4\SW\1/4\ of 
sec. 24 and along an East line said Reception Number 610794;
Thence East along the South line of the said W\1/2\SE\1/4\NW\1/4\ of 
sec. 24 and along a South line said Reception Number 610794;
Thence North along the East line of the said W\1/2\SE\1/4\NW\1/4\ of 
sec. 24 and along an East line said Reception Number 610794 to the 
VOR Boundary Line (State Lease No. S-40743);
Thence along the VOR Boundary Line S12[deg]50'38''E 299.28 feet;
Thence S33[deg]42'38''E 22.93 feet to the said North side of an 
existing road (top of ridge);
Thence along the North side of an existing road (top of ridge) the 
following 110 calls;
Thence S50[deg]53[min]35[sec]W 74.77 feet;
Thence S30[deg]01[min]45[sec]W 154.66 feet;
Thence S28[deg]31[min]35[sec]W 87.10 feet;
Thence S69[deg]35[min]54[sec]W 81.43 feet;
Thence S85[deg]40[min]20[sec]W 60.86 feet;
Thence S49[deg]17[min]24[sec]W 58.86 feet;
Thence S41[deg]56[min]59[sec]W 134.03 feet;
Thence S37[deg]38[min]18[sec]W 87.73 feet;
Thence S15[deg]35[min]30[sec]W 79.00 feet;
Thence S49[deg]46'21''W 108.55 feet;
Thence S12[deg]48'13''W 74.61 feet;
Thence S38[deg]47'34''W 88.97 feet;
Thence N85[deg]43'33''W 115.46 feet;
Thence N31[deg]26'52''W 73.54 feet;
Thence N14[deg]56'20''W 104.21 feet;
Thence N56[deg]36'48''W 84.47 feet;
Thence N86[deg]58'32''W 25.88 feet;
Thence N54[deg]51'32''W 72.09 feet;
Thence S85[deg]51'12''W 105.33 feet;
Thence S61[deg]17'43''W 268.38 feet;
Thence S40[deg]58'52''W 112.92 feet;
Thence S52[deg]06'13''W 122.46 feet;
Thence S60[deg]18'48''W 136.16 feet;
Thence S76[deg]44'29''W 99.18 feet;
Thence S86[deg]42'26''W 66.02 feet;
Thence S68[deg]09'27''W 71.14 feet;
Thence S72[deg]42'33''W 86.80 feet;
Thence S76[deg]38'34''W 74.19 feet;
Thence S58[deg]25'05''W 104.46 feet;
Thence S83[deg]56'22''W 58.42 feet;
Thence N64[deg]17'55''W 154.26 feet;
Thence S84[deg]05'15''W 114.25 feet;
Thence S88[deg]58'19''W 132.72 feet;
Thence S68[deg]36'20''W 53.92 feet;
Thence S76[deg]57'09''W 103.67 feet;
Thence N82[deg]43'50''W 152.63 feet;
Thence S65[deg]04'59''W 131.51 feet;
Thence S81[deg]58'30''W 50.01 feet;
Thence N66[deg]22'44''W 103.89 feet;
Thence N67[deg]36'04''W 142.14 feet;
Thence N81[deg]15'18''W 101.71 feet;
Thence N88[deg]03'08''W 91.61 feet;
Thence N85[deg]51'10''W 83.84 feet;
Thence S63[deg]07'53''W 96.98 feet;
Thence S87[deg]19'55''W 52.62 feet;
Thence N81[deg]02'21''W 52.60 feet;
Thence S72[deg]58'28''W 102.27 feet;
Thence N85[deg]45'58''W 46.89 feet;
Thence N76[deg]50'26''W 121.49 feet;
Thence N66[deg]37'46''W 82.62 feet;
Thence N70[deg]03'27''W 102.49 feet;
Thence N86[deg]09'48''W 144.29 feet;
Thence N61[deg]19'11''W 54.13 feet;
Thence N77[deg]29'21''W 236.46 feet;
Thence N65[deg]54'30''W 63.61 feet;
Thence N51[deg]07'21''W 64.32 feet;
Thence N39[deg]08'23''W 177.57 feet;
Thence N63[deg]13'32''W 88.53 feet;
Thence N35[deg]43'27''W 75.59 feet;
Thence N66[deg]17'06''W 108.99 feet;
Thence N57[deg]14'02''W 58.33 feet;
Thence N82[deg]43'22''W 85.03 feet;
Thence N37[deg]25'09''W 44.39 feet;
Thence N24[deg]09'53''W 38.91 feet;
Thence N47[deg]56'52''W 94.25 feet;
Thence N41[deg]56'57''W 110.76 feet;
Thence N25[deg]13'06''W 129.66 feet;
Thence N41[deg]27'24''W 64.04 feet;
Thence N11[deg]22'34''W 70.79 feet;
Thence N41[deg]16'24''W 120.61 feet;
Thence N59[deg]17'37''W 98.64 feet;
Thence N62[deg]59'30''W 23.50 feet;
Thence N32[deg]41'09''W 75.57 feet;
Thence N41[deg]54'29''W 85.05 feet;
Thence N29[deg]45'20''W 96.36 feet;
Thence N04[deg]54'34''W 105.47 feet;
Thence N17[deg]02'34''W 104.53 feet;
Thence N42[deg]24'33''W 42.32 feet;
Thence N73[deg]51'48''W 148.88 feet;
Thence N66[deg]36'39''W 31.71 feet;
Thence N45[deg]56'30''W 110.06 feet;
Thence N3730 18''W 78.07 feet;
Thence N29[deg]31'07''W 97.61 feet;
Thence N39[deg]24'56''W 140.33 feet;
Thence N31[deg]39'34''W 136.12 feet;
Thence N41[deg]49'43''W 89.75 feet;
Thence N68[deg]54'22''W 109.23 feet;
Thence N51[deg]31'11''W 70.02 feet;
Thence N15[deg]08'01''W 15.17 feet;
Thence N15[deg]27'12''E 108.56 feet;
Thence N21[deg]37'52''E 105.46 feet;
Thence N06[deg]44'53''E 107.26 feet;
Thence N03[deg]03'35''E 68.31 feet;
Thence N21[deg]05'16''E 93.84 feet;
Thence N00[deg]26'24''E 65.96 feet;
Thence N09[deg]16'03''E 57.58 feet;
Thence N18[deg]37'13''W 72.17 feet;
Thence N37[deg]53'14''W 124.39 feet;
Thence N61[deg]43'36''W 89.58 feet;
Thence N50[deg]42'33''W 86.54 feet;
Thence N53[deg]38'51''W 83.66 feet;
Thence N37[deg]16'48''W 46.09 feet;
Thence N17[deg]28'58''W 56.27 feet;
Thence N06[deg]24'06''W 44.49 feet;
Thence N16[deg]53'31''W 106.95 feet;
Thence N05[deg]02'10''W 224.13 feet;
Thence N14[deg]40'37''W 82.61 feet;
Thence N28[deg]19'20''W 76.69 feet;
Thence N11[deg]15'24''W 69.14 feet;
Thence N00[deg]55'11''W 21.10 feet to the Point of Beginning.
    All bearings shown hereon are based upon the North line of the 
NE\1/4\ of said sec. 24 as being N89[deg]24'02''W.
    The areas described aggregate 4,138.52 acres, more or less, in 
Routt County according to United States Government Survey and James B. 
Ackerman, R.L.S. 416394, of Emerald Mountain Surveys, Inc., Steamboat 
Springs, Colorado 80477.
    2. This withdrawal will expire 20 years from the effective date of 
this order, unless, as a result of a review

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conducted before the expiration date pursuant to Section 204(f) of the 
Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714(f) 
(2000), the Secretary determines that the withdrawal shall be extended.

     Dated: May 19, 2009.
Ken Salazar,
Secretary of the Interior.
[FR Doc. E9-12307 Filed 5-21-09; 4:15 pm]
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