43 U.S. Code § 766 - Geological surveys, extension of public surveys, expenses of subdividing
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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.
Source(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Provisions of this section as not amended, modified or repealed by the Submerged Lands Act, see section 1303 of this title.