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PUBLIC LAW 105-317—OCT. 30, 1998 112 STAT. 3003 COPPER RIVER MERIDIAN (A) T.6 S., R. 12 E., partially surveyed, Sec. 5, lots 1, 2, and 3, NEy4, SV2NWy4, and SV2. Containing 617.68 acres, as shown on the plat of survey accepted June 9, 1922. (B) T.6 S., R. 11 E., partially surveyed, Sec. 11, lots 1 and 2, NEy4, Sy2NWy4, SWy4, and Ny2SEy4; Sec. 12; Sec. 14, lots 1 and 2, NWy4NWy4. Containing 1,191.75 acres, as shown on the plat of survey accepted June 9, 1922. (C) T.6 S., R. 11 E., partially surveyed. Sec. 2, NWy4NEy4 and NWy4. Containing 200.00 acres, as shown on the plat of survey accepted June 9, 1922. (D) T.6 S., R. 12 E., partially surveyed. Sec. 6. lots 1 through 10, Ey2SWy4 and SEy4. Containing approximately 529.94 acres, as shown on the plat of survey accepted June 9, 1922. (4) The lands to be conveyed to the State of Alaska by the United States under paragraph (1) are lands to be designated by the Secretary and the State of Alaska, consistent with sound land management principles, based on those lands determined by FERC with the concurrence of the Secretary and the State of Alaska, in accordance with section 3(b), to be the minimum amount of land necessary for the construction and operation of a hydroelectric project. (5) The time periods set forth for the completion of the land exchanges described in this Act may be extended as necessary by the Secretary should the processes of State law or Federal law delay completion of an exchange. (6) For purposes of this Act, the term "land" means lands, waters, and interests therein. (b) WILDERNESS.—(1) To ensure that this transaction maintains, \ within the National Wilderness Preservation System, approximately the same amount of area of designated wilderness as currently \ exists, the following lands in Alaska shall be designated as wilder- \ ness in the priority listed, upon consummation of the land exchange authorized by this Act and shall be administered according to the laws governing national wilderness areas in Alaska: (A) An unnsuned island in Glacier Bay National Park lying southeasterly of Blue Mouse Cove in sections 5, 6, 7, and 8, T. 36 S., R. 54 E., CRM, and shown on United States Geological Survey quadrangle Mt. Fairweather (D-2), Alaska, containing approximately 789 acres. (B) Cenotaph Island of Glacier Bay National Park Iying within Lituya Bay in sections 23, 24, 25, and 26, T. 37 S., R. 47 E., CRM, and shown on United States Geological Survey quadrangle Mt. Fairweather (C-5), Alaska, containing approximately 280 acres. (C) An area of Glacier Bay National Park Iying in T. 31.S., R.43EandT.32S., R.43E., CRM,thatisnot currently designated wilderness, containing approximately 2,270 acres. (2) The specific boundaries and acreage of these wilderness designations may be reasonably adjusted by the Secretary, consistent with sound land management principles, to approximately equal, in sum, the total wilderness acreage deleted from Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve pursuant to the land exchange authorized by this Act.