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Mineral resource potential map of the Kalmiopsis Wilderness, southwestern Oregon

January 1, 1994

Under the provisions of the Wilderness Act (Public Law 88-577, September 3, 1964) and the Joint conference Report on Senate Bill 4, 88th Congress, the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Bureau of Mines have been conducting mineral surveys of wilderness and primitive areas. Areas officially designated as "wilderness," wild," or "canoe" when the act was passed were incorporated into the National Wilderness Preservation System, and some of them are presently being studied. The act provided that areas under consideration for wilderness designation should be studied for suitability for incorporation into the Wilderness System. The mineral surveys constitute one aspect of the suitability studies. The act directs that the results of such surveys are to be made available to the public and be submitted to the President and the Congress. This report discusses the results of a mineral survey of the Kalmiopsis Wilderness, Siskiyou National Forest, Josephine and Curry Counties, Oregon. The area was established as a wilderness by Public Law 88-577, September 1964.

Citation Information

Publication Year 1982
Title Mineral resource potential map of the Kalmiopsis Wilderness, southwestern Oregon
DOI 10.3133/mf1240E
Authors Norman J. Page, Michael S. Miller, David J. Grimes, Reinhard W. Leinz, Richard J. Blakely, Bruce R. Lipin, Michael P. Foose, Floyd Gray
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Miscellaneous Field Studies Map
Series Number 1240
Index ID mf1240E
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Eastern Mineral and Environmental Resources Science Center