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[75 Stat. 337]
[75 Stat. 337]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

75 S T A T. ]

PUBLIC LAW 8 7. 1 3 6 - A U G. 10, 1961

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Public Law 87-135 AN ACT August 10, 1961 To provide for an appropriation of a sum not to exceed $35,000 with which to [H. R. 6067] make a survey of a proposed national parkway from the Blue Ridge Parkway at Tennessee Bald or Beech Gap southwest and running into the State of Georgia. Be it BTiacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That a sum not ^f^^^tJl*^*'.*^**' exceeding $35,000 is hereby authorized to be appropriated out of the Appropriation Treasury of the United States, to be used by the Department of the authorization. Interior through the National Park Service and by the Department of Commerce through the Bureau of Public Roads, with which to make a survey, now directed, of the route of a proposed national parkway extending from the Blue Ridge Parkway at or near Tennessee Bald or Beech Gap in North Carolina and running in a southwesterly direction by Cashiers, North Carolina, and Highlands, North Carolina, into the State of Georgia in the direction of Atlanta, Georgia, the survey to recommend the most desirable terminating point of said parkway. An estimate of the cost of construction of an appropriate national parkway, comparable with the Blue Ridge Parkway, over the indicated route, together with such other data as may be of value, shall be obtained through the said survey, hereby authorized, for the purpose of determining the feasibility and desirability of constructing the proposed national parkway, or any portions thereof. Final ^^^^°**^ *° ^'"*' report of such survey, accompanied by full information and data, with recommendations, shall, at the earliest possible date, be made and submitted to the Congress of the United States for its consideration: Provided, That the survey of such portions of the proposed national parkway as may be located within the exterior boundaries of a national forest shall be made in cooperation with the Secretary of Agriculture, and the comments and recommendations of the Secretary of Agriculture with respect to such portions shall be set forth in the final report to be submitted to the Congress by the Secretary of the Interior. Approved August 10, 1961.

Public Law 87-136 AN ACT August 10„ 1961 To authorize an exchange of lands at Wupatki National Monument, Arizona, to [H. R. 7240] provide access to certain ruins in the monument, to add certain federally owned lands to the monument, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary wupatki National of the Interior may, in his discretion, obtain a valid title for the "^"L Tn"d T'e *. United States to the lands described as: southeast quarter, section 17, change. ' * *" and section 29, township 26 north, range 10 east, Gila and Salt River meridian, for addition to the Wupatki National Monument in exchange for lands of approximately equal value described as: southwest quarter, section 16, township 26 north, range 10 east, and section 32, township 26 north, range 9 east, Gila and Salt River meridian. The lands conveyed by the Secretary and the privately owned land known as northwest quarter, section 21, township 26 north, range 10 east, Gila and Salt River meridian, shall, after execution of the exchange, cease to be a part of the Wupatki National Monument. SEC. 2. The Secretary may, in his discretion, accept the donation of a permanent easement for a road right-of-way two hundred feet