Forest conditions in the Black Mesa Forest Reserve, Arizona

Professional Paper 23
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The Black Mesa Forest Reserve, in Arizona, was created by proclamation of President McKinley dated August 17, 1898. The following are its boundaries; "Beginning at a point on the boundary line between Arizona and New Mexico where it is intersected by the north line of township seven (7) north, range thirty-one (31) east, Gila and Salt River meridian, Arizona; thence westerly along the township line to the southeast corner of township eight (8) north, range twenty-seven (27) east; thence northerly to the northeast corner of said township; thence westerly along the second (2nd) standard parallel north to the southeast corner of township nine (9) north, range twenty-six (26) east; thence northerly to the northeast corner of said township; thence westerly along the township line to the southeast corner of township ten (10) north, range twenty-two (22) east; thence northerly to the northeast corner of said township; thence westerly along the township line to the southeast corner of township eleven (11) north, range nineteen (19) east; thence northerly.along the range line to its point of intersection with the forty miles limit of the grant to the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Company; thence westerly following the forty miles limit of said grant to its intersection with the range line between ranges five (5) and six (6) east, in township fifteen (15) north; thence southerly to the southwest corner of said township; thence easterly along the township line to the northwest corner of township fourteen (14) north, range seven (7) east; thence southerly along the range line to the southwest corner of township thirteen (13) north, range seven (7) east; thence easterly along the third (3rd) standard parallel north to the northwest corner of township twelve (12) north, range eight (8) east; thence southerly to the south- west corner of said township; thence easterly along the township line to the north- west corner of township eleven (11) north, range twelve (12) east; thence southerly to the southwest corner of said township; thence easterly to the northwest corner of the White Mountain Indian Reservation; thence in a general easterly, southeasterly, and southerly direction along the northern and eastern boundaries of said reservation to its intersection with the Gila and Salt River base line; thence easterly along said base line to its intersection with the boundary line between Arizona and New Mexico; thence northerly along said boundary line to the point where it intersects the north line of township seven (7) north, range thirty-one (31) east, the place of beginning." 

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Forest conditions in the Black Mesa Forest Reserve, Arizona
Series title Professional Paper
Series number 23
DOI 10.3133/pp23
Year Published 1904
Language English
Publisher Government Printing Office
Publisher location Washington D.C.
Description 62 p.
Country United States
State Arizona
Other Geospatial Black Mesa Forest Reserve
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N