(a)Additional lands, waters, and interests therein
In order to add to the Grand Canyon National Park certain prime portions of the canyon
area possessing unique natural, scientific, and scenic values, the Grand Canyon National
Park shall comprise, subject to any valid existing rights under the Navajo Boundary
Act of 1934, all those lands, waters, and interests therein, constituting approximately
one million two hundred thousand acres, located within the boundaries as depicted
on the drawing entitled “Boundary Map, Grand Canyon National Park,” numbered 113-20,
021 B and dated December 1974, a copy of which shall be on file and available for
public inspection in the offices of the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
(b)Abolition of Grand Canyon and Marble Canyon National Monuments
For purposes of sections 228a to 228j of this title, the Grand Canyon National Monument and the Marble Canyon National
Monument are abolished.
(c)Study and report to Congress of suitability of lands included within enlarged boundaries;
The Secretary of the Interior shall study the lands within the former boundaries of
the Grand Canyon National Monument commonly known as the Tuckup Point, Slide Mountain,
and Jensen Tank areas to determine whether any portion of these lands might be unsuitable
for park purposes and whether in his judgment the public interest might be better
served if they were deleted from the Grand Canyon National Park. The Secretary shall report his findings and recommendations to the Congress no later
than one year from January 3, 1975.
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