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Timbered, farming, grazing.




291


Arid, farming, timbered, grazing.




Timbered, farming, grazing.




10.798


Generally rolling, farming, grazing, fruit.






timbered


Total


583,880 ■• 15,988


599, 868






Lakeview:


401,215

877,416

2,272,707




401,215

984,:S58

2,526,051


Agricultiu-al, grazing, monntainons.




106,942
253,344


Agricultural, grazing, timber.




Agricultural, grazing, timber, moun-




tainous.


Total


3,551,338


360,286


3,911,624






Portland:


2,710
9,252
1,118
1,272

12,459
880
526
fiOO

19,098
320
410




2,710

9,252

1,118

1,272

12,4,59

880

526

600

19,608

320

410


Hilly, grazing, farming.






Mountainous, timber, grazing, farming.






Broken, grazing, agricultural.






Do.






Do.






Mountainous.






Broken, agricultural, grazing.


Polk




Do.






Hilly, timbered, grazing, farming.






Do.


Yamhill




Do.








Total


49, 245




49,245












Roseburg:

Benton


3,367
15, 979
35,993
33,843




3,367
17,239
38, 691
38,803


Timber, grazing.


Coos


1,200
2,701
4,900


Timber, aKiicultura!.


Curry


Mountainous, timber.


Douglas


Mineral, grazing, limber.



VACANT PUBLIC LANDS ON JULY 1^ 1916.



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Statement showing the area of land unappropriated and unreserved on July 1, 1916 — Con.

O R E G O N— Continued.



Land district and
county.


Area in acres.




Surveyed.


Unsur-
veyed.


Total.


Character.


Roseburg— Continued.
Jackson


55,8,85
33, 4.88

638

28,516

1,038

319


2,240
8,976


58, 125
42,464

638

28.516

1,038

319


Timber, grazing, fruit.
Timber, faiining, mineral.
Timber.




Klamath


Lane




Timber, farming, mineral.
Broken, grazing.
Hilly, grazing.






Linn








Total


209,066


20.137


229. 203








The Dalles:

Crook


493,278

45,. 390

43, 100

40

130.910

4.985

39.403

117. 8;)5

147.651


1,260
1,760


494.538
47. 1.50
43, 100
40
138. 590
4.985
40.043
117.. 855
147.651


Grazing, broken, hilly, mountainous.
Do.


Gilham




Do.


Hood River




Do.




7. 0.80


Do.




Do.


Sherman


640


Do.


Wasco


Do


Wheeler




Do.








Total


1.022.612


11,340


1,033.952








Vale:

Baher


228,715

15,410

451,480

3,954.049




228.715

15.410

451.480

4,903,683


Grazing, dry farming, timber.


Grant








Grazing, dry fanning.

Grazing, dry farming, some timber.


Malheur


949.634




Total :


4,649,654


949, 634


5, 599, 288








State total


13.942,348


1.395,461


15, 337, 809









SOUTH DAKOTA.



Bellefourche:

Butte


355,908

136, 866

960

19,170




355,908

136, 866

900

19, 170


Prairie, grazing, farming.






Lawrence










Broken, grazing.






Total


512,904




512,904










Gregory:

Bennett


82,125

475
34, 4.84




82, 125
475

34, 434


Grazing, sand hills.
Very rough, grazing.
Rough, rolling, grazing.






Mellette








Total


117,084




117, 0S4










Lemmon:

Corson


139, 810

89,280

53, 720

1,440




139, 810

89,280

53,720

1,440


Prairie, rough, rolling, many buttes,
stony hills.
Do


Harding




Perkins




Do


Sioux (N. Dak.)




Do








Total


284, 250




284,250










Pierre:

Brule


440

1,006

157

200

158

33

240

110

49, 735

820

32, 780

51

725

520




440

1,006

157

200

1.58

33

240

110

49,735

820

32, 780

51

725

520


Rough, hilly, grazing.
Do


Campbell




Charles Mix




Do


Clark






Clay




Low, wet, sand bar.
Low, wet, small tracts.
Low, wet, lake bed.
Do


Day




Edmunds




Faulk




Haakon




Rough, hilly, grazing.


Hughes




Jackson




Rough, hilly, bad lands (part).


Kingsbury




Lyman..".




Rough, hilly, grazing.
Do.


Potter





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VACANT PUBLIC LANDS ON JULY 1, 1916.



Statement showing tJie area of land unappropriated and unresa'ved on July 1, 1916 — Con.

SOUTH DAKOTA— Continued.



Land district and
county.


Area in acres.




Surveyed.


Unsur-
veyed.


Total.


Character.


Pierre — Continued.

Spink


600
137,310

0,860
2G6




600

137,310

6,860

266


Low, swampy, lake bed.


Stanley




Rough, hilly, grazing.


Sully




Do.


Walworth




Do.








Total


232,011




232,011










Rapid City:

Custer


91,960

212,140
230

157, 720
194,850


35,163


127, 123

212,140

18,818

157, 720
194, 850


Partly moimtainous, timbered, mineral,


Fall River


grazing, agricultural.
Prairie, part broken, grazing, agricultural.




18,618


Partly mountainous, timbered, mineral,




grazmg.
Prairie, broken, grazing.






Part mountainous, part prairie, tim-






bered, mineral, grazing.


Total


656, 870


53,781


710,651








Timber Lake:


103, 245
106, 360
316,083




103, 245
106,360
316,083


Broken, grazing, farming.






Do.


Ziebach




Do.








Total


525, 688




525, 688










State total


2, 328, 807


53, 781


2, 382, 588









UTAH.



Salt Lake City:


551,381

1,409,218

33,414

637, 029

32, 202

126, 275

683,036

547,230

719,792

1,073,890

628,814

559, 093

1,111,992

46, 267

111,069

267, 562

. . 769, 240


720, 108

549, 982

227,537

82,126

10, 964

63,550

885, 796

1,964,723

1, 180, 740

25, 175

1, 086, 527

1,724,663

2, 297, 134

62,246

78, 795

9,967

3,015,578

29, 318

38, 691

185, 771

7,557

1,972,210

305, 285

2,500

65, 645

1,078,076

25,211


1,271,489

1,959,200

260, 951

719, 155

43, 166

189, 825

1,568,832

2,511,953

1,900,532

1,099,065

1,715,341

2, 283, 756

3, 409, 126
108, 513
189, 804
277, 529

3, 784, 818

45, 101

318,582

716, 242

100,895

3,564,153

404,319

76, 790

841,096

1, 27SI, 185
100, 000


Generally arid, agricultural,
grazing, mountainous.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.
Do.

.S gricul tural, grazing.
Mountainous.

Arid, mountainous, mineral,
tural, grazing.
Do.


mineral.


Box Elder








Carbon




Davis








Emery












Iron...




Juab




Kane

Millard








Piute




Rich








Salt Lake


15,783

279,891

530, 471

102,338

1,591,943

99,034

74, 2C0
775, 451
201, 103

81,389




Sanpete




Sevier




Summit




Tooele




Utah




Wasatch












Weber








Total


13, 053, 203


17,695,875


30,755,078








Vernal:


287,125

5, 785

1,03.5,960

47, 786




287, 125

5, 785

1,809,323

51,526










Uinta


833,363
3,740


agricul-


Wasatch








Total


1,376,656


837, 103


2, 213, 759








State total


14,435,859


18,532,978


32,968,837









VACANT PUBLIC LANDS ON JULY 1, 1016.



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Statement showing the area of land unappropriated and unreserved on July 1, IDIG — Con.

WASHINGTON.



Land district and
county.


Area in acres.




Surveyed.


Unsur-

veyed.


Total.


Character.


North Yakima:


72, 240
34, 480
124,240
91, 600




72,240
34, 480
124, 240
92,560


Arid, mountainous.


Grant




Do.


Kittitas . . .




Arid, mountainous, timbered.


Yakima


960


Do.






Total .-


322,560


960


323, 520








Seattle:

Chehalis


80

1,600

200

1,900

300

840

2,800




80

2,200

200

74,640

300

840

4,600

44, 120

4,500


Mountainous, poor timber.


Clallam


600


Burned over mountain.




Rough.




172,740


Timbered. ■


Mason


Mountainous.






Rough, timbered.


Skagit


1,800

2 44, 120

1,000


Timbered.


Snohomish


Do.




3,500


Rough.






Total


11,220


120, 260


131, 480








Spokane:


1,940

40

14,360

29, 080

13,055

41,476

1,172

116,813

938




1,040

40

16, 426

29,080

13,055

41,476

1.172

123^ 690

938


Arid, seabland.






Arid, mountainous.


Ferry


2,066


Timber, grazing, mineral.


Lincoln


Agricultural , grazing, arid.






Farming, mineral, grazing.






Mountainous, grazing, timbered.
Arid, rough.


Spokane




Stevens


6,877


Agricultural, grazing, timbered.


Whitman


Grazing.








Total


218,874


8,943


227,817








Vancouver:

Clarke


4.506

2.432

20,656

2,615

54
9,281

78




4,. 506
5, 632
23, 466
5,870

,54
9,281

78


Mountainous, rough, some timber.


Cowlitz


3,200
2,810
3,255


Do.


Klickitat


Rough, grar.ing, little timber.




Rough, some timber, grazing.




Rough!






Motmtainous, some timber.







Broken.








Total


39, 622


9,265


48, 887








Walla W^alla:


7, 985
30,847
32,617

4,, 508

37, 551

609

11,818

4,269

3,177




7,985
30, 847
32, 617

4,. 508

37, 551

609

11,818

4,269

3,177


Grazing, desert, poor farming.
Mountainous, grazing, some farming.
Grazing_, desert.

Mountamous, grazing, some timber.
Grazing, desert.


Asotin












Frankl in , .




Garfield




Grazing, mountainous.


Klickitat




Grazing, desert.


Walla Walla




Grazing, some timber.






Grazing, some farming.






Total


1.33, 381




133. 381










Waterville:


24, 031
56, 3S2
78, 460
545
97, 708


8, 280
1,920


32.311

58, 302
78, 460




Douglas


Rough, grazing.
Sandy, grazuig.


Grant






545

97. ,8fi,S


Okanogan


160


Mountainous, farming, grazing.








Total


257, 126


10,360 j 267,486








State total


982, 783


149, 788


1,132,571









1 Including 70,820 acres within odd-section grant to the Northern Pacific Ry. Co.

2 Including 43,8^0 acres within odd-section grant to the Northern racific Ry. Co.



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VACANT PUBLIC LANDS ON JULY 1^ 1916.



Statement showing the area of land unapprojjriated and unreserved on July 1, 1916 — Con.

WISCONSIN.



Land district and
county.


Area in acres.




Surveyed.


Unsur-
veyed.


Total.


Character.


Wausau:


90

306

1,210

160

394

40

120

97

342

28

40

160

83

47

120

80

40

40

415

28

110

622

124

411

96

117

270

40

41

201




90

306

1,210

160

394

40

120

97

342

28

40

160

83

47

120

80

40

40

415

28

110

622

124

411

96

117

270

40

41

201


Sandy soil.






Do.


Bavfield




Farming, rolling, somewhat sandy.


Buffalo . - .




As^ricultural.






Fair agricultural.






Broken.


Clark




Grazing, agricultural.






Agricultural, sandy.






Fair aiiricultural, some sandy.






Agricultural.


Eau Claire




Fair agricultural.






Rough hardwood.






Do.






Do.






Rolling, sandy loam.






Sandy soil.






Hardwood, little rough.






Fair agricultural.






Agricultural, some sandy.






Fair agricultural.






Hardwood, with ledges of rock.






Rocky, soil sandy loam.


Polk




Fanning.


Price




Hardwood.


Kusk




Do.


Sauk




Agricultiu-al.






Hardwood.






Rough, broken.


Vilas




Sandy soil.






Some clay, agricultural lands.










5,872




5,872











WYOMING.



Buffalo:

Big Horn


1,008,029

527, 090

10,444

170,999

1,570,212

51,857

356,006

1,073,078


45,120


1,053,149

527, 090

10,444

170,999

1,570,242

51,8.57

378, 846

1,073,078


Grazing, mountainous, agricultural.




Do.






Do.






Do.






Do.






Do.




22, 840


Do.




Do.








Total


4,708,345


67,900


4,836,305








Cheyenne:


938,906

2, 002, 424

151,078

294,859

57, 734

377,551
537, 740


21,581
10,701
32,979


900, 487

2,013,125

184,057

294,859

57, 734

377,551
537,740


About one-half broken, mountainous;


Carbon


other half prairie, grazing, farming;

farm land mostly along streams.
Greater portion broken, mountainous,

some timber, agricultural lands along

streams.
Mountainous, arid, timber.


Fremont




Broken, grazing, dry farming.


Laramie.




Prairie, broken grazing, dry farming, irri-


Platte .




gable land along streams.
Prairie, broken, grazing, dry farming.






Mountainous, broken, grazing, alkaline






plains.


Total


4,300,292


65, 261


4,425,553








Douglas:


1,652,221
967, 731

2, 755, 191
830, 074


43,480


1,695,701
997,731

2, 7.-)5, 191
830, 074


Grazing, mountainous, mineral.




Do






Do.






Do.








Total


6, 205. 217


43,480


6, 248, 697









VACANT PUBLIC LANDS ON JULY 1, 1916. 23

Statement showing the area of land unappropriated and unreserved on July 1, 1916 — Con.

WYOMING— Continued.



Land district and
county.


Area in acres.




Surveyed.


Unsur-
veyed.


Total.


Character.


Evanston:


552, 807
3, 725, 831
1,514,937


583,337
217,893
585,921


1,136,144
3,943,724
2, 100, 858


Mountainous, grazing, timber.


Sweetwater


Dry farming, grazing, alkaline.


Uinta-Lincoln


Dry fanning, grazing, mountainous.


Total


5, 793, 575


1,387,151


7, 180, 726








Lander:


154,278
1,906,149

697, 741
861,957
31,555




154,278
1,947,989

745, 187

903, 401

31,555


Mountainous, farming, grazing, timber.




41,840

47,446
41,444


Arid, mountainous, farming, grazing,


Hot Springs


some timber.
Broken, farming, grazing.


Park


Do. .




Do.








Total


3,651,680


130. 730


3,782,410










Sundance:


1, 604, 248

35,060

284,658

19,060

845, 605




1,604,248

35, 060

550, 828

19,060

845, 605


Broken, grazing.






I'rairie, grazing, farming.


Crook


266, 170


Semimountainous, fertile valleys.




Broken, grazing.






Timber, grazing, farming.








Total


1, 788, 631


266, 170


2,054,801








State total


26, 567, 740


1,960,752


28, 528, 492









RECAPITULATION BY STATES.



State.


Area in acres.


Surveyed.


Unsurveyed.


Total.




42,680

6,566,288

402,219

15, 777, 934

12,905,344

135,237

8,831,490

56,018

44,804

90,540

798,804

30,374

952

9,229,154

137,936

30,529,318

18,437,388

381,199

55, 250

13,942,348

2,328,807

14, 435, 859

982, 783

5,872

26,567,740




42,680




17,030,931


23,597,219




402, 219




4,248,065
2,002,783


20,025,999


Colorado


14, 908, 127




135,237


Idaho


6,679,071


15,510,561


Kansas . . ....


56,013
44,804






Michigan .




90,540






798, 804






30,374


Missouri




952




7,420,571

8,320

24.845,759

7,900,991


16,649,725
146,255


Nebraska . .




55,375,077


New Mexico


26,338,379


North Dakota ...


381, 199


Oklahoma




55, 250


Oregon


1,395,401

53, 781

18,532,978

149, 788


15,337,809


South Dakota


2,382,588


Utah


32,968,837


Washington


1,132.571


Wisconsin


5,872


Wyoming


1,960,752


28,528,492






Grand total


162,716,338


92.229,251


254,945,589







24 VACANT PUBLIC LANDS ON JULY 1, 1916.

ALASKA.

The unappropriated lands in Alaska are not included herein. The
total area of Alaska is 378,165,760 acres, of which abqut 15,500,000
acres are reserved. Approximately 740,000 acres have been surveyed
under the rectangular system.



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