43 U.S. Code § 766 - Geological surveys, extension of public surveys, expenses of subdividing

There shall be no further geological survey by the Government, unless authorized by law. The public surveys shall extend over all mineral lands; and all subdividing of surveyed lands into lots less than one hundred and sixty acres may be done by county and local surveyors at the expense of claimants; but nothing in this section contained shall require the survey of waste or useless lands.


(R.S. § 2406.)

R.S. § 2406 derived from acts July 21, 1852, ch. 66, § 1,10 Stat. 15, 21; July 9, 1870, ch. 235, § 16,16 Stat. 218.
Section as Unaffected by Submerged Lands Act

Provisions of this section as not amended, modified or repealed by the Submerged Lands Act, see section 1303 of this title.

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