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Submerged Lands Act grant

Alaska v. United States

The court approves a decree quieting title to certain marine submerged lands in Southeast Alaska. Under the decree, the United States has title to the submerged lands underlying the pockets and enclaves of water that are more than three...

Alaska v. United States

The Court overruled Alaska's exceptions to a Special Master's report recommending that summary judgment be granted in favor of the United States in a dispute concerning title to two areas of submerged lands. The first area underlies...

Alaska v. United States

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...

United States v. Alaska

The U.S. Supreme Court holds that the United States, and not Alaska, holds title to various submerged lands along Alaska's Arctic Coast, in the National Petroleum Reserve—Alaska, and in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (the Refuge),...