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Executive Order 5702—Withdrawal of Public Lands, Oregon

September 01, 1931

Under and pursuant to the provisions of the act of Congress approved June 25, 1910 (36 Stat. 847), entitled "An act to authorize the President of the United States to make withdrawals of public lands in certain cases," as amended by act of Congress approved August 24, 1912 (37 Stat. 497), it is hereby ordered that the rocks constituting Port Orford, Blanco, and Rogue River Reefs situated in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Oregon, be, and the same are hereby, withdrawn from settlement, location, sale, or entry and reserved as a refuge for the protection of sea lions, subject to existing withdrawals.

This order shall continue in full force and effect unless and until revoked by the President or by act of Congress.

Signature of Herbert Hoover

The White House,
September 1, 1931.

Herbert Hoover, Executive Order 5702—Withdrawal of Public Lands, Oregon Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/361282

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