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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 1488 urn..: 16 USC 1132 note.

16 USC 1132 note.

16 USC 1132 note.

16 USC 1132 note.

16 USC 1131 note.

Public availability.

Water. 16 USC 1133. 16 USC 1131 note. Fish and fishing. Wildlife.

PUBLIC LAW 98-406—AUG. 28, 1984

ness—Proposed", dated April 1984, and which shall be known as the West Clear Creek Wilderness; (27) certain lands in the Coconino National Forest, which comprise approximately six thousand seven hundred acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Wet Beaver Wilderness— Proposed", dated February 1984, and which shall be known as the Wet Beaver Wilderness; (28) certain lands in the Prescott National Forest, which comprise approximately five thousand six hundred acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Woodchute Wilderness— Proposed", dated August 1984, and which shall be known as the Woodchute Wilderness; (29) certain lands in the Coconino National Forest, which compromise approximately ten thousand one hundred and forty acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Strawberry Crater Wilderness—Proposed", dated April 1984, and which shall be known as Strawberry Crater Wilderness; (30) certain lands in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest, which comprise approximately five thousand two hundred acres, as generally depicted on a map entitled "Escudilla— Proposed Wilderness", dated April 1984, and which shall be known as Escudilla Wilderness. (b) Subject to valid existing rights, the wilderness areas designated under this section shall be administered by the Secretary of Agriculture (hereinafter in this title referred to as the "Secretary") in accordance with the provisions of the Wilderness Act governing areas designated by that Act as wilderness, except that any reference in such provisions to the effective date of the Wilderness Act (or any similar reference) shall be deemed to be a reference to the date of enactment of this Act. (c) As soon as practicable after enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall file a map and a legal description of each wilderness area designated under this section with the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs of the United States House of Representatives and with the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the United States Senate. Such map and description shall have the same force and effect as if included in this Act, except that correction of clerical and typographical errors in such legal description and map may be made. Such map and legal description shall be on file and available for public inspection in the Office of the Chief of the Forest Service, United States Department of Agriculture. (d) The Congress does not intend that designation of wilderness areas in the State of Arizona lead to the creation of protective perimeters or buffer zones around each wilderness area. The fact that nonwilderness activities or uses can be seen or heard from areas within a wilderness shall not, of itself, preclude such activities or uses up to the boundary of the wilderness area. (e)(1) As provided in paragraph (6) of section 4(d) of the Wilderness Act, nothing in this Act or in the Wilderness Act shall constitute an express or implied claim or denial on the part of the Federal Government as to exemption from Arizona State water laws. (2) As provided in paragraph (7) of section 4(d) of the Wilderness Act, nothing in this Act or in the Wilderness Act shall be construed as affecting the jurisdiction or responsibilities of the State of Arizona with respect to wildlife and fish in the national forests located in that State.