Under the provisions of the Wilderness Act (Public Law 88-577, September 3, 1964) and the Joint Conference Report on Senate Bill 4, 88th Congress, the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Bureau of Mines have been conducting mineral surveys of wilderness and primitive areas. Areas officially designated as "wilderness," "wild," or "canoe" when the act was passed were incorporated into the National Wilderness Preservation System, and some of them are presently being studied. The act provided that areas under consideration for wilderness designation should be studied for suitability for incorporation into the Wilderness System. The mineral surveys constitute one aspect of the suitability studies. The act directs that the results of such surveys are to be made available to the public and be submitted to the President and the Congress. This report discusses the results of a mineral survey of the Chambers Ferry Roadless Area, Sabine National Forest, Sabine County, Tex.
|Publication Subtype||USGS Numbered Series|
|Title||Geologic and mineral resource potential map of the Chambers Ferry Roadless Area, Sabine National Forest, Sabine County, Texas|
|Series title||Miscellaneous Field Studies Map|
|Publisher||U.S. Geological Survey|
|Description||Report: 9 p.; 1 Plate: 36.50 x 26.50 inches|
|Datum||National Vertical Datum of 1929|
|Google Analytic Metrics||Metrics page|