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Forest conditions in the Absaroka division of the Yellowstone Forest Reserve, Montana, and the Livingston and Big Timber quadrangles

Professional Paper 29

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The tract of land here designated the Absaroka division of the Yellowstone Forest Reserve was originally the Absaroka Forest Reserve. By proclamation of January 29, 1903, this reserve was merged with the Teton and the Yellowstone forest reserves, the whole taking the name of the Yellowstone Forest Reserve. The western, northern, and eastern boundaries, as then established and as applicable to the Absaroka division, are as follows: 

"Beginning at the point where the range line between ranges nine (9) and ten (10) east, principal meridian, Montana, intersects the northern boundary of the Yellowstone National Park; thence northerly along said surveyed and unsurveyed range line, allowing for the proper offset on the first (1st) standard parallel south, to the southwest corner of section eighteen (18), township four (4) south, range ten (10) east; thence easterly to the southeast corner of said section; thence northerly to the northeast corner of section six (6); said township: thence easterly to the southeast corner of section thirty-two (32), township three (3) south, range ten (10) east; thence northerly to the northeast corner of section five (5), said township; thence easterly along the township line to the northeast corner of township three (3) south, range eleven (11) east; thence southerly to the southeast corner of said township; thence easterly along the surveyed and unsurveyed township line to the point for the south- west corner of township three (3) south, range fourteen (14) east; thence northerly along the surveyed and unsurveyed range line to the northwest corner of township two (2) south, range fourteen (14) east; thence easterly to the northeast corner of said township; thence southerly to the point for the southeast corner of said township; thence easterly to the point for the northeast corner of township three (3) south, range fifteen (15) east; thence southerly to the point for the southeast corner of said township; thence easterly along the surveyed and unsurveyed township line to the northwest corner of township four (4) south, range eighteen (18) east; thence southerly along the range line to its intersection with the first (1st) standard parallel south; thence easterly along said parallel to the northeast corner of township six (6) south, range eighteen (18) east; thence southerly along the surveyed and unsurveyed range line to the southwest corner of township seven (7) south, range nineteen (19) east; thence easterly to the northwest comer of township eight (8) south, range twenty (20) east; thence southerly to the southwest corner of said township; thence easterly to the southeast corner of said township; thence southerly along the range line to its intersection with the boundary line between the States of Montana and Wyoming."

The southern boundary of the area discussed is west from the point where the eastern boundary of the reserve intersects the Montana- Wyoming line to the southeast corner of township 9 north, range 14 east; thence along the northern boundary line of the Yellowstone National Park to the point where said boundary line of the park intersects the range line between ranges 9 and 10 east, principal meridian. The total area, as above delineated, includes 1,334,400 acres. 

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Forest conditions in the Absaroka division of the Yellowstone Forest Reserve, Montana, and the Livingston and Big Timber quadrangles
Series title:
Professional Paper
Series number:
29
Year Published:
1904
Language:
English
Publisher:
Government Printing Office
Publisher location:
Washington, D.C.
Description:
148 p.
Country:
United States
State:
Montana
Other Geospatial:
Big Timber, Livingston
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