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Government Land Map???
12-6-2006 | Susannah

Posted on 12/06/2006 12:36:57 PM PST by Susannah

I've been looking for a map of the USA that indicates where the government-controlled land is. The one I recall seeing here years ago and can't find now had sections in colors of yellow,green,red etc. indicating what part of the goverment controlled the land.

I had saved a link to one of the maps like that, but the link is no longer any good. http://www.nwi.org/Maps/GovernmentLand.gif

If anyone saved the map, I would appreciate a working link or repost of the map.


TOPICS: Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: blm; propertyrights

1 posted on 12/06/2006 12:36:58 PM PST by Susannah
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To: Susannah
Here's what Google found...


2 posted on 12/06/2006 12:40:05 PM PST by Sopater (Creatio Ex Nihilo)
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To: Susannah

Here you go:

http://nationalatlas.gov/natlas/Natlasstart.asp


3 posted on 12/06/2006 12:40:13 PM PST by caver (Yes, I did crawl out of a hole in the ground.)
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To: Susannah

Has them all:
http://nationalatlas.gov/printable/fedlands.html#list


4 posted on 12/06/2006 12:40:47 PM PST by FLOutdoorsman (Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man.)
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To: Susannah

Actually, the government controls all the land in the U.S.A. If you don't believe me, stop paying your property taxes and plant some marijuana in your back yard and see what happens.


5 posted on 12/06/2006 12:42:56 PM PST by RonF
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To: RonF
Actually, the government controls all the land in the U.S.A. If you don't believe me, stop paying your property taxes and plant some marijuana in your back yard and see what happens

One or the other will work...the combination may get you shot.

6 posted on 12/06/2006 12:47:41 PM PST by TankerKC (When I think about me, I touch myself.)
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To: Susannah
Report on Government-owned Land in U.S. Reveals Surprising Stats -- May 6, 2004 -- California Capitol Hill Bulletin -- Volume 11, Bulletin 15

Based on data provided by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), the Republican Study Conference recently issued a report on the amount of land and buildings owned by the federal government. It revealed that "almost three-in-ten acres in the United States are owned by the federal government," with the government sometimes owning more than half of the land in some states.  In California, nearly half of land area is owned by the federal government.

Other key findings of the report show, as of September 30, 2003, 29.6% of all land in the U.S. was owned by the federal government, with total acreage of 671,759,297.7. Some of the states with the largest percentage of federal land ownership were:

1.) Nevada: 91.9% 5.) Wyoming: 50.6% 9.) Colorado: 34.9%

2.) Alaska: 66.7% 6.) Arizona: 50.2% 10.) New Mexico: 34.1%

3.) Utah: 66.5% 7.) Oregon: 49.7% 11.) Montana: 31.3%

4.) Idaho: 66.4% 8.) California: 46.9% 12.) Washington: 31.0%

The District of Columbia has only 26.3% of its land owned by the federal government although it was established as the federal city.

The report also detailed the location of federal land by region: West: 55.5%; Alaska and Hawaii: 36.4%; North Central: 2.9%; South Central: 2.9%; South Atlantic and DC: 2.2%; and Northeast: 0.2%. The RSC study also points out that only 2.4% of federal land is used for military purposes.

For buildings owned by the federal government, as of September 30, 2003 the RSC reported:

-Buildings owned in U.S. by the federal government - 432,791

-Number of square feet of office space within owned buildings - 3.03 billion

-Number of buildings leased by the federal government - 42,246

-Number of square feet of office space in leased buildings - 333.8 million

The report found that about one-fifth of the buildings owned and leased by the government are used for housing.

The General Services Administration published the data entitled "Overview of the United States Government: Federal Real Property Profile as of September 30, 2003." For more information about the article, please visit http://www.gsa.gov .

7 posted on 12/06/2006 12:48:59 PM PST by Centurion2000 (If the Romans had nukes, Carthage would still be glowing.)
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To: RonF

"...stop paying your property taxes and plant some marijuana in your back yard and see what happens."

Agreed.
I think Kelo v. New London drives home the point without needing to go as far as giving the government a reason to come take your particular parcel that they let you maintain for them.


8 posted on 12/06/2006 12:49:42 PM PST by brownsfan (It's not a war on terror... it's a war with islam.)
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To: Sopater

THANKS! That's the one I was searching for. Guess I entered the wrong search terms.


9 posted on 12/06/2006 12:50:33 PM PST by Susannah (thank the troops -> www.letssaythanks.com)
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To: Susannah
Here's some more information.

Government Owned Land in the USA and Canada



Government Owned Land in the USA and Canada

Introduction

The tables on this page give the percentage of land in each American state and each Canadian province and territory owned by the American Federal Government and the Government of Canada. In the USA such land is called Government Owned Land or Federal Land.

See also Public Lands.

These figures almost certainly include National Parks and other National Park Service areas (the National Monuments, etc), National Forests, National Wildlife Refuges and BLM lands. It is not known if land occupied by Interstate Highways and US Highways is included.

The figures exclude land owned by each state, province or territory, such as state and provincial parks. Land owned by counties, cities and towns is also excluded.

United States Of America

Alabama 1.7%
Alaska 81%
Arizona 42%
Arkansas 7.1%
California 44.5%
Colorado 29.8%
Connecticut 0.4%
Delaware 2.4%
Florida 9.4%
Georgia 4%
Hawaii 6.9%
Idaho 60.6%
Illinois 1.4%
Indiana 2%
Iowa 0.4%
Kansas 1.3%
Kentucky 5.5%
Louisiana 4.2%
Maine 0.8%
Maryland 3.1%
Massachusetts 1.6%
Michigan 9.8%
Minnesota 4.7%
Mississippi 5.5%
Missouri 4.6%
Montana 29.4%
Nebraska 1.1%
Nevada 78.9%
New Hampshire 13%
New Jersey 3.4%
New Mexico 33.1%
New York State 0.8%
North Carolina 7.1%
North Dakota 4.4%
Ohio 1.3%
Oklahoma 2%
Oregon 52.3%
Pennsylvania 2.3%
Rhode Island 0.7%
South Carolina 6.1%
South Dakota 5.5%
Tennessee 5.1%
Texas 1.6%
Utah 60%
Vermont 6%
Virginia 7.5%
Washington DC No information
Washington State 29.6%
West Virginia 9.1%
Wisconsin 5.4%
Wyoming 46.5%

Canada

Alberta 10%
British Columbia No information
Manitoba 1%
New Brunswick 2%
Newfoundland and Labrador Less than 1%
Northwest Territories More than 99%
Nova Scotia 3%
Nunavut No information
Ontario 0.3%
Prince Edward Island No information
Province of Québec No information
Saskatchewan 1.4%
Yukon Territory Almost all


10 posted on 12/06/2006 12:50:56 PM PST by Centurion2000 (If the Romans had nukes, Carthage would still be glowing.)
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To: Susannah
another map for you


11 posted on 12/06/2006 12:51:47 PM PST by Centurion2000 (If the Romans had nukes, Carthage would still be glowing.)
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To: Susannah

The map that I wanted which disappeared is the proposed UN BioDiversity Corridor map of the US.

Can't find it anywhere.


12 posted on 12/06/2006 12:54:29 PM PST by FreeInWV
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To: FreeInWV

Here?

http://www.propertyrightsresearch.org/articles2/wildlands_project_and_un_convent.htm


13 posted on 12/06/2006 1:00:58 PM PST by swmobuffalo (The only good terrorist is a dead terrorist.)
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To: RonF

That is correct, excepting some parcels in the original Thirteen Colonies that have somehow escaped by staying in the family all along and never being sold. West of the Mississippi we ordinary people are only permitted, and grudgingly.


14 posted on 12/06/2006 1:05:22 PM PST by RightWhale (RTRA DLQS GSCW)
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To: Sopater

Alaska will double that colored stuff.


15 posted on 12/06/2006 1:06:47 PM PST by RightWhale (RTRA DLQS GSCW)
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To: FreeInWV

Maybe it's lost forever. That would call for a party.


16 posted on 12/06/2006 1:07:25 PM PST by RightWhale (RTRA DLQS GSCW)
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To: TankerKC
"Actually, the government controls all the land in the U.S.A. If you don't believe me, stop paying your property taxes and plant some marijuana in your back yard and see what happens."

"One or the other will work...the combination may get you shot."

Unless you're an illegal, in which case you'll get welfare to pay your taxes and farm subsidies to compensate you for the lost revenue from the destruction of your weed.
17 posted on 12/06/2006 1:07:43 PM PST by NearlyNormal (Our military wins wars, the liberals and their MSM lose them.)
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To: FreeInWV
Here's a link to the BioDiversity map. You can purchase a 11 x17 laminated copy from them for about $13.00


18 posted on 12/06/2006 1:08:56 PM PST by A Marine
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To: A Marine; swmobuffalo

Yep. That's it.

Glad someone squirreled it away. People need to see and remember the schemes of these snakes.


19 posted on 12/06/2006 1:13:54 PM PST by FreeInWV
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To: Susannah
After the Kelo v. City of New London ruling by the Supreme Court, pretty much every piece of land in the US is controlled by the government - we are just paying rent on it until somebody else comes along that can pay a higher rent.

Bitterness aside, are you talking about state/local land as well?
20 posted on 12/06/2006 1:15:44 PM PST by af_vet_rr
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To: A Marine

Awright, that's just disturbing.


21 posted on 12/06/2006 1:21:12 PM PST by ctdonath2
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To: RightWhale
Here's another map with alaska included.

White space on the map is private land.

Photobucket - Video and Image Hosting

22 posted on 12/06/2006 1:23:25 PM PST by Centurion2000 (If the Romans had nukes, Carthage would still be glowing.)
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To: RonF
Actually, the government controls all the land in the U.S.A. If you don't believe me, stop paying your property taxes and plant some marijuana in your back yard and see what happens.

Or complain that Mexicans or other illegals are streaming across your land, stealing, threatening you with a weapon and attempt to stop and detain them for the U.S. government agents.

23 posted on 12/06/2006 1:24:42 PM PST by zerosix (Native Sunflower (Kansan)
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To: Centurion2000

Saw one, recently, that had Alaska same scale as the Lower 48. See, Alaska is all colors, and the area is the same as all the colored land in the Lower 48.


24 posted on 12/06/2006 1:28:35 PM PST by RightWhale (RTRA DLQS GSCW)
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To: NearlyNormal
The "everything is about illegal immigration" crowd has the floor....
25 posted on 12/06/2006 1:28:53 PM PST by TankerKC (When I think about me, I touch myself.)
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To: Centurion2000

THere's the ticket for paying off the Federal deficit.

Sell that land!


26 posted on 12/06/2006 1:54:03 PM PST by BenLurkin ("The entire remedy is with the people." - W. H. Harrison)
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To: RightWhale
LESS than 3% of Alaska is in 'private' hands - the State, FedGov, Military, Natives, etc control the rest.


Come up this summer and go fishing, I think they will still let you have one or two under 'sport' fishing rules. Native subsistence? about 600 per family.

Commercial - well, that depends if you inherited your daddy's permit.....

(/dissed citizen)
27 posted on 12/06/2006 1:59:19 PM PST by ASOC (The phrase "What if" or "If only" are for children.)
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To: Susannah

28 posted on 12/06/2006 2:01:27 PM PST by Gritty (Thank you, Al Gore, for being our Noah! - Oprah Winfrey)
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To: TankerKC

It has been since the Mayflower.


29 posted on 12/06/2006 2:05:52 PM PST by Old Professer (The critic writes with rapier pen, dips it twice, and writes again.)
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To: BenLurkin

"THere's the ticket for paying off the Federal deficit.
Sell that land!"

I'm pretty sure that land is collateralizing that note already.

But can you imagine what would happen if the US ever defaulted? All of those locked up minerals would be strip mined in the most expedient manner for the benefit of the best connected note holders. Same with the oil under that pristine arctic plain.


30 posted on 12/06/2006 2:11:45 PM PST by FreeInWV
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To: Susannah
This one includes Alaska at the same scale.
31 posted on 12/06/2006 2:16:00 PM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: Centurion2000
The District of Columbia has only 26.3% of its land owned by the federal government although it was established as the federal city.

The District needs to be reduced in size with the outlying areas and populations returned to the appropriate states!

32 posted on 12/06/2006 2:31:37 PM PST by F-117A (Hey, Borat! Come talk to these "people"!)
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To: ASOC

There was a moose in the yard this morning. They have been real scarce this year. Probably a reason for that. Stupid dog had to bark at it and make it run off and I worry it will slip on the road and break a leg or something.


33 posted on 12/06/2006 2:52:54 PM PST by RightWhale (RTRA DLQS GSCW)
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To: RightWhale
4 of them live in the park across the street - they are like cockroaches - will eat everything in the neighbors yard before the 1st. One of them killed all the trees in my backyard 2 years ago, ate the bark off of them. Kept coming back like I was running a soup (well, ok, bark) kitchen.

But, thank goodness, they don't like cheese.
34 posted on 12/06/2006 3:01:31 PM PST by ASOC (The phrase "What if" or "If only" are for children.)
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To: ASOC

Yes, they are bad gardeners. My alder hedge is highly irregular because of them. And my willow trees look like they got shelled by the Prussians.


35 posted on 12/06/2006 3:12:20 PM PST by RightWhale (RTRA DLQS GSCW)
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To: Centurion2000

We should sell what we own of Canada..


36 posted on 12/06/2006 3:17:57 PM PST by KSCITYBOY
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To: Susannah

Not accurate. Most of eastern Colorado iS BLM.


37 posted on 12/06/2006 3:19:08 PM PST by CodeToad
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To: ASOC
One of them killed all the trees in my backyard 2 years ago, ate the bark off of them. Kept coming back like I was running a soup (well, ok, bark) kitchen.

North Korean moose?

38 posted on 12/06/2006 3:22:20 PM PST by LexBaird (98% satisfaction guaranteed. There's just no pleasing some people.)
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To: RightWhale

ROTFLMAO! Prussins you say!

My trees were completely stripped of bark from ground level to about 8 ft up. Shelled by Prussians would have been better.....

The neighbor lost al of his front yard plantings. Maybe next year he will plant something less tasty....


39 posted on 12/06/2006 3:23:57 PM PST by ASOC (The phrase "What if" or "If only" are for children.)
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To: LexBaird
LOL

No, North Anchorage, tho to be honest, they did look a bit sketchy....
40 posted on 12/06/2006 3:25:47 PM PST by ASOC (The phrase "What if" or "If only" are for children.)
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To: ASOC
I say hang 'em from the highest yardarm.


41 posted on 12/06/2006 3:31:38 PM PST by LexBaird (98% satisfaction guaranteed. There's just no pleasing some people.)
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To: RonF

No, the government doesn't control all the land in the US.

I pay property taxes because it's the most efficient way to assure fire and police protection.

I don't plant MJ, smuggle illegal aliens or compose nuclear bombs on my property because I have no desire to do so.

Nor does the federal government own or control the socialist national park near me. The last park supervisor that tried to harass citizens here is gone. The new supervisor is a pleasant person and she knows where she stands before the citizens - or else.

If citizens elsewhere have problems with government attacking their property, it's because those citizens haven't looked at methods to control government.

We're not all slaves and serfs in America.


42 posted on 12/06/2006 3:55:40 PM PST by sergeantdave (Consider that nearly half the people you pass on the street meet Lenin's definition of useful idiot)
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To: ASOC
LESS than 3% of Alaska is in 'private' hands - the State, FedGov, Military, Natives, etc control the rest.

I believe it is less than 1%.

Fact Sheet - Title: Land Ownership In Alaska
Alaska Department of Natural Resources

43 posted on 12/06/2006 4:00:10 PM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: LexBaird

For those that doubt, this is not a photo shop of the mssoe

Seems they were stringing new electric lines, the moose got a little too close...

And got hung up, so to speak


44 posted on 12/06/2006 4:39:09 PM PST by ASOC (The phrase "What if" or "If only" are for children.)
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To: Susannah
http://search.netscape.com/ns/boomframe.jsp?query=Maps+of+Iraq&page=1&offset=1&result_url=redir%3Fsrc%3Dwebsearch%26requestId%3D559608fe416a282c%26clickedItemRank%3D1%26userQuery%3DMaps%2Bof%2BIraq%26clickedItemURN%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.lib.utexas.edu%252Fmaps%252Firaq.html%26invocationType%3D-%26fromPage%3DNSCPIndex%26amp%3BampTest%3D1&remove_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.lib.utexas.edu%2Fmaps%2Firaq.html

you mite find what you need here

45 posted on 12/08/2006 2:43:22 AM PST by righthand man (WE'RE SOUTHERN AND PROUD OF IT)
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To: Gritty

thanks I've been look'n for a map that was drawn to scale


46 posted on 12/08/2006 2:48:44 AM PST by righthand man (WE'RE SOUTHERN AND PROUD OF IT)
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To: Sopater

If you wanta see somethin' scary, Google the Wildlands Project and compare that map to this one.


47 posted on 12/08/2006 9:26:07 PM PST by Southbound ((Formerly a hairy-legged, deprived banjo picker.))
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To: CodeToad

Ping!


48 posted on 07/01/2009 3:04:37 PM PDT by EBH (it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute a new Government)
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To: EBH

Not much States’ rights there when the feds have so much land they have kept or taken.


49 posted on 07/01/2009 3:06:28 PM PDT by CodeToad (If it weren't for physics and law enforcement I'd be unstoppable!)
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