[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 81 (Wednesday, April 28, 1999)]
[Notices]
[Pages 22831-22833]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-10620]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Forest Service


Transfer of Administrative Jurisdiction; Table Rock Lake 
Reservoir Project; Mark Twain National Forest, Missouri

AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of land interchange.

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SUMMARY: On August 25, 1998, and December 24, 1998, the Secretary of 
the Army and the Secretary of Agriculture, respectively, signed a joint 
interchange order authorizing the transfer of administrative 
jurisdiction of 4,556.81 acres, more or less, lying within and adjacent 
to the Mark Twain National Forest in Stone and Barry Counties, 
Missouri, from the Department of Agriculture to the Department of the 
Army. Further, the order transfers from the Department of the Army to 
the Department of Agriculture 68.32 acres, more or less, within and 
adjacent to the exterior boundaries of the Mark Twain National Forest, 
Stone County, Missouri, for inclusion in the Mark Twain National 
Forest. The 45-day Congressional oversight requirement of the Act of 
July 26, 1956 (70 Stat. 656, 16 U.S.C. 505a, 505b) has been met. A copy 
of the Joint Order, as signed, and Exhibits A and C, which describe the 
lands being conveyed, are set out at the end of this notice.

EFFECTIVE DATE: The order is effective April 28, 1999.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David M. Sherman, Lands Staff, 4 
South, Forest Service, USDA, P.O. Box 96090, Washington, DC 20090-6090, 
Telephone: (202) 205-1362.

    Dated: April 20, 1999.
Gloria Manning,
Acting Deputy Chief, National Forest Systems.

Department of the Army

Department of Agriculture

Table Rock Lake, Missouri

Joint Order Interchanging Administrative Jurisdiction of Department of 
the Army Lands and National Forest Lands

    By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Army 
and the Secretary of Agriculture by the Act of July 26, 1956, (70 
Stat. 656; 16 U.S.C. 505a, 505b) it is ordered as follows:
    (1) The lands under the jurisdiction of the Department of the 
Army, described in Exhibit A and shown on Exhibit B (maps are on 
file and available for public inspection in the Office of the Chief, 
USDA Forest Service, Washington, D.C.), which lie within and 
adjacent to the Mark Twain National Forest, Missouri are hereby 
transferred from the jurisdiction of the Secretary of the Army to 
the jurisdiction of the Secretary of Agriculture subject to 
outstanding rights or interests of record and to such flooding as 
may occur from the operation of the Table Rock Lake Project.
    (2) The lands under the jurisdiction of the USDA Forest Service, 
described in Exhibit C and shown on Exhibit D (maps are on file and 
available for public inspection in the Office of the Chief, USDA 
Forest Service, Washington, D.C.) which lie within and adjacent to 
the Table Rock Lake Project, Missouri, are hereby transferred from 
the Secretary of Agriculture to the jurisdiction of the Secretary of 
the Army.
    (3) Pursuant to Section 2 of the aforementioned Act of July 26, 
1956, the National Forest lands transferred to the Secretary of the 
Army by this order are hereafter subject only to the laws applicable 
to the Department of the Army lands comprising the Table Rock Lake 
Project, Missouri. The Department of Army lands transferred to the 
Secretary of Agriculture by this order are hereafter subject only to 
the laws applicable to lands acquired under the Act of March 1, 1911 
(36 Stat. 961), as amended.
    This order will be effective as of the date of publication in 
the Federal Register.

    Dated: August 25, 1998.
Louis Caldera,
Secretary of the Army.

    Dated: December 24, 1998.
Dan Glickman,
Secretary of Agriculture.

Exhibit A--Description of Corps of Engineers Lands Affected by 
Piney Creek Wilderness

    Acres of Corps of Engineers ownership in the following described 
sectional subdivisions and acres of Corps of Engineers ownership within 
Piney Creek Wilderness to be conveyed to the Mark Twain National 
Forest:

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                                                    COE acres     COE acres to
                                                      owned      convey to USFS          COE segment map
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Stone County, Missouri:
    T 23 N, R 24 W
        Sec. 19: SW\1/4\.......................           17.5            17.5   U
Barry County, Missouri:
    T 23 N, R 25 W
        Sec. 24: SW NE, N\1/2\ SE..............           25.32           25.32  U
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    Acres over which the Corps of Engineers possesses a flowage 
easement in the following described sectional subdivisions and acres of 
flowage easement within Piney Creek Wilderness to be conveyed to the 
Mark Twain National Forest:

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                                                                    COE acres
                                                    COE acres      easement to           COE segment map
                                                    easement          USFS
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Barry County, Missouri:
    T 23 N, R 25 W
        Sec. 24: N\1/2\ SE, N\1/2\ SW, S\1/2\             25.5            25.5   U
         NW, SW NE.
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Total COE acres in fee.........................................    42.82
Total COE acres of flow easement...............................    25.50
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Total COE acres involved.......................................    68.32
 

Exhibit C--Description of National Forest Lands Affected by Table 
Rock Reservoir Project

    Acres of National Forest ownership in the following described 
sectional subdivisions and acres of National Forest ownership on or 
below the 936-foot m.s.l. contour and within the Cow Creek Area to be 
conveyed to the Corps of Engineers:

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                                                   N.F. acres     N.F. acres to
                                                      owned       convey to COE          COE segment map
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Stone County, Missouri:
    T 21 N, R 23 W
        Sec. 5: NW NW..........................           40.0             2.0   I
    T 22 N, R 23 W
        Sec. 1: E\1/2\ Lot 1 & 2 NW, NW SW, NW           159.33           18.9   B
         SE.
        Sec. 5: W\1/2\ LOT 2 NW................           38.54            2.6   G
        Sec. 6: NW\1/4\ (north of James River),           76.2            76.2   H
         NW SE, N\1/2\ SW (north of James
         River), plus all that part of the
         above sectional subdivisions lying
         above the 936-foot m.s.l. contour and
         described as exceptions in the
         attached Exchange Deed labeled
         McGuire, dated April 18, 1986 and
         filed for record in Book 181, at Page
         1860, Stone County Recorder's Office.
        Sec. 12: W\1/2\ NW, N\1/2\ SW, SW SW,             48.4            48.4   B
         plus all that part of the above
         sectional subdivisions lying above the
         936-foot m.s.l. contour and described
         as exceptions in the attached Exchange
         Deed labeled Plaster, dated April 17,
         1990 and filed for record in Book 198,
         at Page 1629, Stone County Recorder's
         Office.
        Sec. 24: NE NE, S\1/2\ NE..............          120.0            17.0   D
        Sec. 25: NE NE, SW NE..................           80.0            16.9   D
        Sec. 27: SW NW.........................           40.0              .1   E
        Sec. 31: SW NW, NW SW..................           95.25           92.25  I
    T 23 N, R 23 W
        Sec. 19: Lot 1 NW, Lot 2 SW, N\1/2\ Lot          278.7            22.2   G
         1 SW, W\1/2\ NE.
        Sec. 20: N\1/2\ SE.....................           80.0             4.6   G
        Sec. 21: N\1/2\ NW including that part            80.0             3.2   G
         of the NE NW lying above the 936 foot
         m.s.l. contour and south of Aunt's
         Creek.
        Sec. 32: SW SW.........................           40.0             2.5   G
        Sec. 34: SE\1/4\, including that part             81.57           81.57  F
         of the SE\1/4\ lying above the 936-
         foot m.s.l. contour and below the
         Corps of Engineers Management line,
         which is more particularly described
         in the attached legal description
         labeled Collins Ranch.
        Sec. 35: NW SW, including that part of              .2              .2   F
         the NW SW lying above the 936-foot
         m.s.l. contour and below the Corps of
         Engineers Management line, which is
         more particularly described in the
         attached legal description labeled
         Collins Ranch.
    T 21 N, R 24 W
        Sec. 1: SW NW as described in the                 12.82           12.82  I
         attached legal description labeled KK
         Kamps, which includes lands above and
         below the 936 foot m.s.l. contour.

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    T 22 N, R 24 W
        Sec. 3: SW\1/4\, SW SE.................          200.0            28.9   S
        Sec. 4: E\1/2\ Lot 1 NE, W\1/2\ Lot 2            159.85           49.5   S
         NE, Lot 1 NW.
        Sec. 5: Lot 1 NE, Lot 2 NW.............          162.41           10.2   S
        Sec. 6: S\1/2\ Lots 1 & 2 SW...........           80.39            3.0   CC
        Sec. 7: W\1/2\ NE, S\1/2\ Lot 1 NW, N\1/         280.44           79.1   CC
         2\ Lot 2 NW, S\1/2\ Lot 1 SW, Lot 2 SW.
        Sec. 8: S\1/2\ NE, E\1/2\ SE, SW NW....          200.0            64.0   S
        Sec. 9: N\1/2\ SE SE, NW SW............           60.0            13.0   S
        Sec. 10: SE NE.........................           40.0             3.7   S
        Sec. 11: S\1/2\ NW, SW NE..............          120.0            15.5   S
        Sec. 15: NW SE, W\1/2\ NW..............          120.0            10.6   R
        Sec. 18: N\1/2\ NE, SE NE..............          120.0            50.8   CC
        Sec. 21: Lot 1 SE as described in the             20.67           20.67  R
         attached legal description labeled
         McFarlin, which includes lands above
         and below the 936 foot m.s.l. contour.
        Sec. 25: NE NE.........................           40.0            15.0   I
        Sec. 32: W\1/2\ SE, SW\1/4\, S\1/2\ NW,          340.0            72.4   DD
         W\1/2\ NW NW.
        Sec. 36: SE SE.........................           40.0            40.0   I
    T 23 N, R 24 W
        Sec. 20: NW NE, S\1/2\ SE, NE SW.......          160.0            16.7   U
        Sec. 23: NE NE, SW NE, NE SE, SE NW....          160.0            81.25  T
        Sec. 24: W\1/2\ SE, SW\1/4\ W\1/2\ NW..          240.0            92.0   G
                                                          80.0            80.0   T
        Sec. 27: W\1/2\ SE.....................           80.0             7.2   T
        Sec. 28: NE NE.........................           40.0             8.6   T
        Sec. 29: NE\1/4\.......................          158.0            50.0   U
            Total--Stone County, other than Cow  ..............         1213.56
             Creek block.
Barry County, Missouri:
    T 21 N, R 25 W
        Sec. 13: Lot 1.........................            7.56            7.56  GG
    T 22 N, R 25 W
        Sec. 1: W\1/2\ SE, SE SW...............          120.0             4.8   CC
        Sec. 12: SE\1/4\.......................          160.0            14.8   CC
        Sec. 13: NE NE, SW\1/4\................          127.7            15.4   CC
    T 21 N, R 26 W
        Sec. 29: NE NE.........................           40.0             2.1   MM
    T 22 N, R 26 W
        Sec. 26: SE SE.........................           40.0             3.8   JJ
            Total--Barry County................  ..............           48.46
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Stone County Lands (Less Cow Creek)..........................    1213.56
Barry County Lands...........................................      48.46
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Grand Total (acres)..........................................    1262.02
 

Description of National Forest Lands Within the Cow Creek Block

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                                                                  N.F. acres to
                                                   N.F. acres    be conveyed to          COE segment map
                                                    acquired           COE
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Stone County, Missouri, Cow Creek:
    T 21 N, R 23 W
        Sec. 1: All except NW SW...............          600.0           600.0   E
        Sec. 2: All except N\1/2\ NE, NW NW, NE          479.0           479.0   E
         SE & except 1 square acre in the NE
         corner of the SW NE.
        Sec. 3: E\1/2\ SE, S\1/2\ NE, NW NE, NW          240.0           240.0   E
         NW.
        Sec. 4: NW NE..........................           40.0            40.0   ...............................
        Sec. 10: NE NE.........................           40.0            40.0   E
        Sec. 11: N\1/2\ N\1/2\.................          160.0           160.0   E
        Sec. 12: NE\1/4\ north of 86, E\1/2\             276.0           276.0   E
         NW, NW NW.
    T 22 N, R 23 W
        Sec. 26: SW SW.........................           40.0            40.0   E
        Sec. 27: S\1/2\ SW, part E\1/2\ SE.....          105.0           105.0   E
        Sec. 33: SE\1/4\ except NW SE..........          120.0           120.0   ...............................
        Sec. 34: All except SE SW, SW, SE, part          523.19          523.19  E
         E\1/2\ SE.
        Sec. 35: NW\1/4\, S\1/2\ NE, E\1/2\ SW.          320.0           320.0   E
        Sec. 36: S\1/2\ & part SE NE...........          351.6           351.6   E
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            Total--Cow Creek...................        3,294.79        3,294.79
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[FR Doc. 99-10620 Filed 4-27-99; 8:45 am]
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