San Gorgonio Wilderness Area: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Public Lands of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, 89th Congress, First Session, November 16-17, 1965
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Public Lands
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1966 - 532 pages
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Page 234 - ... of sufficient size as to make practicable its preservation and use in an unimpaired condition; and (4) may also contain ecological, geological, or other features of scientific, educational, scenic, or historical value.
Page 261 - In order to assure that an increasing population, accompanied by expanding settlement and growing mechanization, does not occupy and modify all areas within the United States and its possessions, leaving no lands designated for preservation and protection in their natural condition...
Page 245 - A wilderness, in contrast with those areas where man and his own works dominate the landscape, is hereby recognized as an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain.
Page 261 - Act an area of undeveloped Federal land retaining its primeval character and influence, without permanent improvements or human habitation, which is protected and managed so as to preserve its natural conditions and which (1) generally appears to have been affected primarily by the forces of nature, with the imprint of man's work substantially unnoticeable...
Page 261 - Act, and subject to existing private rights, there shall be no commercial enterprise and no permanent road within any wilderness area designated by this Act and, except as necessary to meet minimum requirements for the administration of the area for the purpose of this Act (including measures required in emergencies involving the health and safety of persons within the area), there shall be no temporary road, no use of motor vehicles, motorized equipment or motorboats, no landing of aircraft, no...
Page 234 - ... generally appears to have been affected primarily by the forces of nature, with the imprint of man's work substantially unnoticeable; (2) has outstanding opportunities for solitude or a primitive and unconfined type of recreation...
Page 415 - WE who are old, old and gay, O so old! Thousands of years, thousands of years, If all were told: Give to these children, new from the world, Silence and love; And the long dew-dropping hours of the night, And the stars above : Give to these children, new from the world, Rest far from men. Is anything better, anything better? Tell us it then : Us who are old, old and gay, O so old ! Thousands of years, thousands of years, If all were told.
Page 261 - Congress to secure for the American people of present and future generations the benefits of an enduring resource of wilderness.
Page 4 - Ao' 16S4' I, TH Ward, County Clerk, and ex officio clerk of the Superior Court, do hereby certify the foregoing to be a full, true, and correct copy of the original Articles of Incorporation ol " Sons of the Revolution," on file in my office, and that I have carefully compared the same with the original.