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The purpose for which the withdrawal was first made requires this extension in order to continue the protection of the unique topographic characteristics and recreational values of the Snowy Range Recreation Area. The withdrawal extended by this order will expire on October 7, 2031, unless as a result of a review conducted prior to the expiration date pursuant to Section 204(f) of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714(f), the Secretary determines that the withdrawal shall be further extended.
By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Interior by Section 204 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, 43 U.S.C. 1714, it is ordered as follows:
Public Land Order No. 6886 (56 FR 50661 (1991)), which withdrew 21,636.29 acres of National Forest System lands from location and entry under the United States mining laws (30 U.S.C. Ch. 2), but not from leasing under the mineral leasing laws, to protect the unique topographic characteristics and recreational values of the Snowy Range Area, is hereby extended for an additional 20-year period.
43 CFR 2310.4.