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priation current at the time payment is received. If adequate transportation facilities are available, or shall be available by any common carrier, at reasonable rates, then and in that event the facilities contemplated by this paragraph shall not be offered.
CHAPTER 15—CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK-OREGON
Sec. 251. Location; boundaries; continuance as park. 252. Settling or establishing residence or business within park prohibited. 253. Mining claims. 254. Jurisdiction of Oregon and United States over lands within park; state
taxes and licenses; fugitives from justice. § 251. Location; boundaries; continuance as park
Crater Lake National Park in the State of Oregon, established May 22, 1902, shall continue as a national park embracing the following described area :
Beginning at the intersection of the parallel forty-three degrees four minutes north latitude and the meridian one hundred and twenty-two degrees sixteen minutes west longitude; thence south along said meridian to the parallel forty-two degrees forty-eight minutes north latitude; thence east along said parallel to a point which is four and twenty-six one-hundredths chains west of four mile post numbered 112; thence south one hundred and fourteen and forty-two onehundredths chains; thence south forty degrees fifty-nine minutes east, eighty-four and thirty-nine one-hundredths chains; thence east fifteen and thirteen one-hundredths chains to highway stake numbered 130; thence north eighty-nine degrees thirty minutes east, eighteen and six one-hundredths chains; thence north twenty and eighty-three onehundredths chains; thence north nineteen degrees and forty minutes west, one hundred and twenty-six and four one-hundredths chains; thence north twenty-seven degrees fifty-two minutes west forty-three and fifty one-hundredths chains to the parallel forty-two degrees forty-eight minutes north latitude; thence east along said parallel to the meridian one hundred and twenty-two degrees west longitude; thence north along said meridian to the parallel forty-three degrees four minutes north latitude; thence west along said parallel to the place of beginning. § 252. Settling or establishing residence or business within park
prohibited It is unlawful for any person to establish any settlement or residence within Crater Lake National Park, or to engage in any lumbering, or other enterprise or business occupation therein, or to enter therein for any speculative purpose whatever, and any person violating the provisions of this chapter or the rules and regulations established thereunder is guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall further be liable for all destruction of timber or other property of the United States in consequence of any such unlawful act. § 253. Mining claims
The Crater Lake National Park shall be open, under such regulations as the Secretary may prescribe, to the location of mining claims and the working of the same. $ 254. Jurisdiction of Oregon and United States over lands
within park; state taxes and licenses; fugitives from
justice The United States has exclusive jurisdiction over the territory embraced within the Crater Lake National Park, saving, however, to the State of Oregon the right to serve civil or criminal process within the limits of the aforesaid park in suits or prosecution for or on account of rights acquired, obligations incurred, or crimes committed in said state but outside of said park, and saving to the said state the right to tax persons and corporations, their franchises and property, on the lands included in said park. All the laws applicable to places under the sole and exclusive jurisdiction of the United States shall have force and effect in said park. All fugitives from justice taking refuge in said park shall be subject to the same laws as refugees from justice found in the State of Oregon.
CHAPTER 17-EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK-FLORIDA
Sec. 271. Location; continuance as park; boundaries. 272. Appropriations for purchase of land prohibited. 273. Seminole Indians; rights preserved. 274. Preservation of primitive conditions. 275. Abandonment of park; reversion of title. 276. Acquisition of privately-owned lands within 1944 minimum boundaries of
park; mineral rights. 277. Effect of reservation by owner of oil, gas and mineral rights. 278. Exercise of oil, gas or mineral reservations. 279. Oil, gas and mineral rights not reserved; effect. 8 271. Location; continuance as park; boundaries
The Everglades National Park in the State of Florida, established in part on June 20, 1947, with an area estimated to contain 454,000 acres lying within the boundary of a body of land consisting of more than 850,000 acres as set forth in deed numbered 19035 executed December 28, 1944, by the trustees of the Internal Revenue Fund of the State of Florida on March 14, 1947, and accepted by the Secretary under the Act of December 6, 1944 (58 Stat. 794), for the purpose of protecting the scenery, the wildlife, and other natural features of the region authorized to be established as the Everglades National Park, shall continue as a national park with an authorized maximum area of approximately two thousand square miles lying within the counties of Dade, Monroe, and Collier of said state and described by the Secretary in his report to Congress of December 3, 1930, pursuant to the Act of March 1, 1929 (45 Stat. 1443). § 272. Appropriations for purchase of land prohibited
The United States shall not purchase by appropriation of public moneys any land within the area described in section 271 of this title, but such lands shall be secured by the United States only by public or private donation, or with funds donated for that purpose. § 273. Seminole Indians; rights preserved
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to lessen any existing rights of the Seminole Indians which are not in conflict with the purposes for which the Everglades National Park was created. $ 274. Preservation of primitive conditions
The Everglades National Park shall be permanently reserved as a wilderness, and no development of the project or plan for the entertainment of visitors shall be undertaken which will interfere with the preservation intact of the unique flora and fauna and the essential primitive natural conditions prevailing in this area. $ 275. Abandonment of park; reversion of title Upon the abandonment of the Everglades National Park at any
time after its establishment, title to any lands accepted pursuant to the provisions of this chapter shall thereupon automatically revest in the State of Florida or other grantors of such property to the United States. § 276. Acquisition of privately-owned lands within 1944 minimum
boundaries of park; mineral rights In order to consolidate the Federal ownership of lands within the boundary set forth in deed numbered 19035 (commonly referred to as 1944 minimum park boundary), executed December 28, 1944, by the trustees of the Internal Improvement Fund of the State of Florida, and accepted by the Secretary on March 14, 1947, for Everglades National Park purposes, the Secretary is hereby authorized, within the aforesaid boundary and with any funds made available for that purpose, to procure lands or interests therein by purchase or otherwise; subject, however, to the right of retention by owners of lands, interests in lands, interests in oil, gas, and mineral rights, or
oyalties, their heirs, executors, administrators, successors, or assigns (hereinafter referred to as "owners”), at their election, of the following:
(a) The reservation until October 9, 1958, of all oil, gas, and mineral rights or interests, including the right to lease, explore for, produce, store, and remove oil, gas, and other minerals from such lands. However, if on or before said date, oil, gas, or other minerals are being produced in commercial quantities anywhere within the boundary set forth in aforesaid deed numbered 19035, then in that event the time of the reservation as set forth in this subsection shall automatically extend for all owners, regardless of whether such production is from land in which such owners have an interest, for so long as oil, gas, or other minerals are produced in commercial quantities anywhere within said boundary. To exercise this reservation, the owners, their lessees, agents, employees, and assigns shall have such right of ingress and egress to and from such lands as may be necessary; and
(b) A further reservation, after the termination of the reserved rights of owners as set forth in subsection (a) hereof, of the right to customary royalties, applying at the time of production, in any oil, gas, or other minerals which may be produced from such lands at any time before January 1, 1985, should production
ever be authorized by the United States or its assigns. $ 277. Effect of reservation by owner of oil, gas and mineral
rights Unless consented to by an owner retaining the reservation set forth in subsection (a) of section 276 of this title, no action shall be taken by the United States during the period of such reservation to purchase, acquire, or otherwise terminate or interfere with any lease or leases which may be applicable to said owner's lands. § 278. Exercise of oil, gas or mineral reservations
Any reservations retained under the provisions of subsection (a) of section 276 of this title shall be exercised by the owners subject to reasonable rules and regulations which the Secretary may prescribe for the protection of the park, but which shall permit the reserved rights to be exercised so that the oil, gas, and minerals may be explored for, developed, extracted, and removed for the park area in accordance with sound conservation practices. All operations shall be carried on under such regulations as the Secretary may prescribe to protect the lands and areas for park purposes.
$ 279. Oil, gas and mineral rights not reserved; effect
In any action caused by the Secretary to be commenced for the acquisition of lands under the provisions hereof, reasonable diligence shall be exercised by him to ascertain whether owners elect to retain reservations in accordance with the provisions of sections 276 to 279 of this title. If, after the exercise of such reasonable diligence, owners cannot be located, or do not appear in judicial proceedings to acquire the lands, so that it may be ascertained whether they desire to retain reservations in accordance with the provisions hereof, the Secretary may acquire the fee simple title to their lands free and clear of reservations as set forth in subsections (a) and (b) of section 276 of this title.
CHAPTER 19-GLACIER NATIONAL PARK-MONTANA
Sec. 301. Boundaries ; location; continuance as park. 302. Acquisition of property from State of Montana. 303. Conveyance of federal lands in exchange for non-federal lands; terms and
conditions. 304. Jurisdiction of Montana and United States over lands within park; state
taxes and licenses; fugitives from justice. 305. Blackfeet highway and connections; administrative control and jurisdic
tion of Secretary of Interior. 306. Railroads; indemnity lands. 307. Fish hatchery. 308. Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. 309. Administration, promotion, development and support of Glacier National
Park. 310. Cutting and removal of timber. 311. Renewal of leases for summer homes.
§ 301. Boundaries; location; continuance as park
The Glacier National Park, established in the State of Montana May 11, 1910, shall continue as a national park embracing the following described area:
Commencing at a point on the international boundary between the United States and the Dominion of Canada at the middle of the Flathead River; thence following southerly along and with the middle of the Flathead River to its confluence with the Middle Fork of the Flathead River; thence following the north bank of said Middle Fork of the Flathead River to where it is crossed by the north boundary of the right of way of the Great Northern Railroad; thence following the said right of way to where it intersects the west boundary of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation; thence northerly along said west boundary to its intersection with the international boundary; thence along said international boundary to the place of beginning.