[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 23 (Monday, February 4, 2013)]
[Page 7807]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-02362]



Bureau of Land Management

[F-14908-A, F-14908-B; LLAK944000-L14100000-KC0000-P]

Alaska Native Claims Selection

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Decision Approving Lands for Conveyance.


SUMMARY: As required by 43 CFR 2650.7(d), notice is hereby given that 
an appealable decision will be issued by the Bureau of Land Management 
(BLM) to Sitnasuak Native Corporation. The decision approves the 
surface estate in the lands described below for conveyance pursuant to 
the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (43 U.S.C. 1601, et seq). The 
subsurface estate in these lands will be conveyed to Bering Straits 
Native Corporation when the surface estate is conveyed to Sitnasuak 
Native Corporation. The lands are in the vicinity of Nome, Alaska, and 
are located in:

Lot 1, Mineral Survey No. 2315, Alaska.
    Containing 8.30 acres.
Lot 1, Mineral Survey No. 2316, Alaska.
    Containing 20 acres.
Lot 4, U.S. Survey No. 8729, Alaska.
    Containing approximately 5 acres.
Kateel River Meridian, Alaska
    T. 11 S., R. 33 W.,
    Secs. 11, 12, and 13;
    Secs. 18, 19, and 20;
    Secs. 23 and 24;
    Secs. 29 to 32, inclusive.

    Containing approximately 719 acres.

T. 11 S., R. 34 W.,
    Secs. 13, 24, and 36.

    Containing 6.20 acres.
    Aggregating approximately 759 acres.

    Notice of the decision will also be published four times on 
consecutive weeks in the Nome Nugget.

DATES: Any party claiming a property interest in the lands affected by 
the decision may appeal the decision in accordance with the 
requirements of 43 CFR part 4 within the following time limits:
    1. Unknown parties, parties unable to be located after reasonable 
efforts have been expended to locate, parties who fail or refuse to 
sign their return receipt, and parties who receive a copy of the 
decision by regular mail which is not certified, return receipt 
requested, shall have until March 6, 2013 to file an appeal.
    2. Parties receiving service of the decision by certified mail 
shall have 30 days from the date of receipt to file an appeal.
    Parties who do not file an appeal in accordance with the 
requirements of 43 CFR part 4, subpart E, shall be deemed to have 
waived their rights. Notices of appeal transmitted by electronic means, 
such as facsimile or email, will not be accepted as timely filed.

ADDRESSES: A copy of the decision may be obtained from: Bureau of Land 
Management, Alaska State Office, 222 West Seventh Avenue, 13, 
Anchorage, Alaska 99513-7504.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The BLM by phone at 907-271-5960 or by 
email at ak.blm.conveyance@blm.gov. Persons who use a 
Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) may call the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to contact the BLM 
during normal business hours. In addition, the FIRS is available 24 
hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the 
BLM. The BLM will reply during normal business hours.

Eileen Bryant,
Land Transfer Resolution Specialist, Land Title Section.
[FR Doc. 2013-02362 Filed 2-1-13; 8:45 am]