16 U.S. Code § 410ii–1 - Establishment

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(a) Abolition of Chaco Canyon National Monument
There is hereby established in the State of New Mexico, the Chaco Culture National Historical Park comprising approximately thirty three thousand nine hundred and eighty nine acres as generally depicted on the map entitled “Chaco Culture National Historical Park”, numbered 310/80,032–A and dated August 1979. The Chaco Canyon National Monument is hereby abolished, as such, and any funds available for the purpose of the monument shall be available for the purpose of the Chaco Culture National Historical Park.
(b) Designation of Chaco Culture Archeological Protection Sites
(1) Thirty-nine outlying sites as generally depicted on a map entitled “Chaco Culture Archeological Protection Sites”, numbered 310/80,033–B and dated September 1991, are hereby designated as “Chaco Culture Archeological Protection Sites”. The thirty-nine archeological protection sites totaling approximately 14,372 acres  [1] identified as follows: Name: Acres Allentown 380   Andrews Ranch 950   Bee Burrow 480   Bisa’ani 131   Casa del Rio 40   Casamero 160   Chimney Rock 3,160   Coolidge 450   Dalton Pass 135   Dittert 480   Great Bend 26   Greenlee Ruin 60   Grey Hill Spring 23   Guadalupe 115   Halfway House 40   Haystack 565   Hogback 453   Indian Creek 100   Jaquez 66   Kin Nizhoni 726   Lake Valley 30   Manuelito-Atsee Nitsaa 60   Manuelito-Kin Hochoi 116   Morris 41 85   Muddy Water 1,090   Navajo Springs 260   Newcomb 50   Peach Springs 1,046   Pierre’s Site 440   Raton Well 23   Salmon Ruin 5   San Mateo 61   Sanostee 1,565   Section 8 10   Skunk Springs/Crumbled House 533   Standing Rock 348   Toh-la-kai 10   Twin Angeles 40   Upper Kin Klizhin 60.
(2) The map referred to in paragraph (1) shall be kept on file and available for public inspection in the appropriate offices of the National Park Service, the office of the State Director of the Bureau of Land Management located in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the office of the Area Director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs located in Window Rock, Arizona, and the offices of the Arizona and New Mexico State Historic Preservation Officers.

[1]  So in original. Probably should be “acres are”.


(Pub. L. 96–550, title V, § 502,Dec. 19, 1980, 94 Stat. 3227; Pub. L. 104–11, § 3,May 18, 1995, 109 Stat. 158.)

1995—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 104–11designated existing provisions as par. (1), increased number of outlying protection sites from 33 to 39, updated number designation and date on site designation maps, increased total acreage from 8,771 to 14,372 acres, and added par. (2).


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