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Alaska v. United States

Citation: 30 ELR 20574
No. No. 98-35310, 213 F.3d 1092/(9th Cir., 05/03/2000)

The court holds that title to the bed of the Kukpowruk River in Alaska did not pass from the federal government to the state of Alaska when Alaska became a state in 1959. In public land order (PLO) 82 issued in 1943, the federal government withdrew the land in which the riverbed lies from sale, location, selection, and entry....

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