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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-559—OCT. 28, 1988

102 STAT. 2797

Public Law 100-559 100th Congress An Act To redesignate Salinas National Monument in the State of New Mexico, and for other purposes.

Oct. 28, 1988 [S. 2545]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Conservation. United States of America in Congress assembled, TITLE I—SALINAS NATIONAL MONUMENT

Historic preservation.


(a) The Salinas National Monument, as designated by section 601 of the Act of December 19, 1980 (94 Stat. 3231), is hereby 16 USC 431 note. redesignated as Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument. 0>) Any reference in any record, map, or other document of the United States of America to Salinas National Monument shall hereafter be deemed to be a reference to Ssdinas Pueblo Missions National Monument. TITLE n—CORONADO NATIONAL TRAIL STUDY SEC. 201. SHORT TITLE.

This title may be cited as the "Coronado National Trail Study Act of 1988". SEC. 202. FINDINGS.

The Congress finds that— (1) Francisco Vasquez de Coronado led an expedition from Compostela on the Southwest Coast of Mexico, into the American Southwest in search of the legendary Seven Cities of Cibola between 1540 and 1542; (2) Coronado's expedition of approximately 300 Spanish soldiers and 1,000 Indian allies and servants marched through the State of Arizona, then through the States of New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas; (3) Coronado and his troops found Pueblo Indian settlements, including the Zuni villages of western New Mexico, Acoma along the Rio Grande River, as far north as Taos, and east to Pecos, as well as those of the Hopi in Arizona and Plains groups in Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas; and (4) members of the Coronado expedition became the first Europeans to see the Grand Canyon in Arizona, the Palo Duro Canyon in Texas, and many other Southwestern landmarks. SEC. 203. DESIGNATION OF TRAIL.

Section 5(c) of the National Trails System Act (82 Stat. 919; 16 U.S.C. 1244(c)) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph: "(32) Coronado Trail, the approximate route taken by the expedition of the Spanish explorer Francisco Vasquez de Coronado be-

Coronado National Trail Study Act of 1988. 16 USC 1241 note.