27 Chapter 9: Legislation Relating to Crater Lake National Park: 1916-Present

Crater Lake National Park: Administrative History by Harlan D. Unrau and Stephen Mark, 1987

 

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CHAPTER NINE: Legislation Relating to Crater Lake National Park: 1916-Present

 

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The purpose of this chapter is the examination of legislation relating to Crater Lake National Park from 1916 to 1986. Emphasis is placed on the provisions of the various legislative acts and their impact on park management, operations, and expansion. Separate sections of this chapter are devoted to analyses of park wilderness designation proposals, acquisition of major park inholdings, and various unsuccessful efforts to expand the park boundaries.