Roosevelt-Sequoia National Park: Hearings Before the Committee on the Public Lands, House of Representatives, Sixty-eighth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 4095, February 27 and 28, 1924, a Bill to Add Certain Lands to the Sequoia National Park, Calif., and to Change the Name of Said Park to Roosevelt-Sequoia National Park
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Halaman 1 - February 5 for a report on HR 5006, a bill to add certain lands to the Sequoia National Park, Calif., and to change the name of said park to Roosevelt National Park.
Halaman 97 - That hereafter no permit, license, lease, or authorization for dams, conduits, reservoirs, power houses, transmission lines, or other works for storage or carriage of water, or for the development, transmission, or utilization of power, within the limits as now constituted of any national park or national monument shall be granted or made without specific authority of Congress...
Halaman 44 - AFTER RECESS The committee reconvened at the expiration of the recess. The CHAIRMAN.
Halaman 21 - ... above 5,000 feet in elevation, with the exception possibly of a few of the canyon bottoms; that it contains ten peaks with an elevation in excess of 14,000 feet; and that it contains three of the outstanding canyons of the West, the Tehipite on one fork of Kings River, the South Fork of Kings River, and the Kern River Canyon, combined with a wonderful region of lakes and Alpine forests, the combination has fixed this area in my mind for a good many years as one of the places which should be established...
Halaman 118 - In my view, the greatest asset, stated within reasonable limitations, of the country are such national monuments and parks as the Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, and other national parks which the Congress from time to time has set aside. If those parks may be encroached upon for a commercial purpose, sooner or later they will be destroyed, in my view. It ought not to be a question of utility. Congress presumably considered that when it set a park aside. No one feels more keenly than I the wisdom...
Halaman 1 - The committee this day met, Hon. Nicholas J. Sinnott (chairman) presiding. The CHAIRMAN. The committee will come to order. . .. , This meeting was called this morning for hearings on H'.
Halaman 22 - Mr. WHITE. I would like to ask a question at this point. I understood you to say that ultimately there would be an economic demand and use for those waters for irrigation purposes.
Halaman 1 - Lands, to whom was referred the bill (HR 7452) to add certain lands to the Sequoia National Park, Calif., and to change the name of said park to Roosevelt-Sequoia National Park, haying considered the same, report thereon with the recommendation that it do pass, with the following amendments: (1) Page 2, line 4, insert the word "altitude' ' and a comma immediately before the word "twelve.
Halaman 3 - He shall provide against the wanton destruction of the fish and game found within said park and against their capture or destruction for purposes of merchandise or profit, and generally shall be authorized to take all such measures as shall be necessary to fully carry out the objects and purposes of this Act.