National wilderness preservation system database: key attributes and trends, 1964 through 1998
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, 1998 - Computers - 97 pages
The Wilderness Act of 1964 established a National Wilderness Preservation System, & this report is a compilation of info. about every wilderness within this System. For each wilderness, the following info. is given: legally correct wilderness name; public law (PL) that established the wilderness; date the enabling law was signed by the Pres.; acreage designated in the enabling PL; modifying PL that affected the name, boundary, or administration; current total acreage reported, the agency or agencies with current administrative authority; administering unit or units within the agency; & the State in which the wilderness is located.
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