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Cohutta Wilderness

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Applicable Wilderness Law(s)

Law Date Acreage Change (in acres)
Public Law 93-622 January 3, 1975 34,500
(Known as the Eastern Wilderness Areas Act) - Public law 93-622 (1/3/1975) To further the purposes of the Wilderness Act by designating certain acquired lands for inclusion in the National Wilderness Preservation System, to provide for study of certain additional lands for such inclusion, and for other purposes
This public law also includes the following wilderness area(s): Beaver Creek Wilderness, Bradwell Bay Wilderness, Bristol Cliffs Wilderness, Caney Creek Wilderness, Dolly Sods Wilderness, Ellicott Rock Wilderness, Gee Creek Wilderness, James River Face Wilderness, Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Wilderness, Lye Brook Wilderness, Otter Creek Wilderness, Presidential Range-Dry River Wilderness, Rainbow Lake Wilderness, Sipsey Wilderness, Upper Buffalo Wilderness.

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Public Law 94-268 April 16, 1976 0
(No official title, boundary adjustment for Bristol Cliffs Wilderness) - Public law 94-268 (4/16/1976) To provide for the modification of the boundaries of the Bristol Cliffs Wilderness Area and for other purposes
NOTE: Appears to redesignate the Cohutta Wilderness, however likely contains boundary adjustments in accompanying maps.
This public law also includes the following wilderness area(s): Bristol Cliffs Wilderness.

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Public Law 99-555 October 27, 1986 2,940
Georgia Wilderness Act of 1986 - Public law 99-555 (1/21/1986) To designate certain National Forest lands in the State of Georgia to the National Wilderness Preservation System, and for other purposes
This public law also includes the following wilderness area(s): Brasstown Wilderness, Raven Cliffs Wilderness, Rich Mountain Wilderness, Tray Mountain Wilderness.

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