Black Mesa National Forest

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Black Mesa National Forest was established as the Black Mesa Forest Reserve by the General Land Office in Arizona on February 22, 1897 with 4,147,200 acres (16,783 km2). After the transfer of federal forests to the U.S. Forest Service in 1905, it became a National Forest on March 4, 1907. On July 1, 1908 the forest was divided among Sitgreaves, Tonto, Apache and Coconino National Forests and the name was discontinued. [1]


  1. ^ Davis, Richard C. (September 29, 2005), National Forests of the United States (pdf), The Forest History Society 

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