Aquarius National Forest

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Coordinates: 38°05′N 111°30′W / 38.083°N 111.500°W / 38.083; -111.500 Aquarius National Forest was established as the Aquarius Forest Reserve by the General Land Office in Utah on October 24, 1903 with 639,000 acres (2,590 km2). In 1905 federal forest lands were transferred to the U.S. Forest Service. On March 4, 1907 it became a National Forest, and on July 1, 1908 it was renamed Powell National Forest. The lands are presently included in Dixie National Forest.[1] The forest included the Aquarius Plateau to the southeast of Capitol Reef National Park.


  1. ^ Davis, Richard C. (September 29, 2005), National Forests of the United States (PDF), The Forest History Society, archived from the original (pdf) on 2013-02-21 

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