Revoking D-1 Withdrawals

Starting in 2018, the BLM revoked the first set of d-1 withdrawals, per the recommendation of the Bay Resource Management Plan.

Lands withdrawn under Sec. 17(d)(1) of ANCSA, for classification or reclassification by the Secretary of the Interior, do not preclude selection and conveyance of those lands in fulfilling Alaska Native village entitlements under Secs. 12(a) and 12(b) of ANCSA. 

Listed below are the d-1 withdrawal revocations completed:

Goodnews Bay Area - PLO #7874  (October 4, 2018)

Fortymile Area - PLO #7879 (July 10, 2019)

Bering Glacier Area - PLO #7880 (July 10, 2019)

Kobuk-Seward Pen -  PLO 7899 (January 19, 2021)


Brittany Templeton
Realty Specialist
(907) 271-4214 

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Mineral Potential Information

For general mineral resource potential map data and information, visit USGS's GIS-based identification of areas that have resource potential for critical minerals in six selected groups of deposit types in Alaska. Open-File Report 2016-1191

Note: This report does not assess potential for the deposit types associated with the Fort Knox, Red Dog, Pogo, Greens Creek, Nixon Fork, or Pebble deposits. This report also does not include all economically important mineral deposit types for Alaska, only six selected groups.