(1) In order to conserve, protect, and enhance for the benefit and enjoyment of present
and future generations the area in southern Nevada containing and surrounding the
Red Rock Canyon and the unique and nationally important geologic, archeological, ecological,
cultural, scenic, scientific, wildlife, riparian, wilderness, endangered species,
and recreation resources of the public lands therein contained, there is established
the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.
(2) The conservation area shall consist of approximately 195,780 acres as generally depicted
on the map entitled “Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area Administrative Boundary
Modification”, dated August 8, 1996, and such additional areas as are included in
the conservation area pursuant to the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area Protection
and Enhancement Act of 2002.
(3) The map referred to in paragraph (2) shall be on file and available for inspection
in the appropriate offices of the Bureau of Land Management, Department of the Interior.
(1) As soon as practicable after November 16, 1990, the Secretary shall file a legal
description of the conservation area established by subsection (a) with the Committee
on Energy and Natural Resources of the United States Senate and the Committee on Interior
and Insular Affairs of the United States House of Representatives, and such legal
description shall have the same force and effect as if included in this subchapter,
except that the Secretary may correct clerical and typographic errors in 1 legal description.
(2) The legal description described in paragraph (1) shall be on file and available for
public inspection in the office of the Director of the Bureau of Land Management,
Department of the Interior.
In case of any discrepancy between or among the map described in subsection (a), the
amount of acreage stated in subsection (a), or the legal description filed by the
Secretary pursuant to subsection (b), the map described in subsection (a) shall control
any question concerning the boundaries of the conservation area.
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