January 1993
Alaska River Guide (9780882404974);1993, p51
The article presents guidelines for using wilderness areas in Alaska. The Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act of 1980 allowed for continuance of traditional uses of wilderness areas by traditional means. Airplanes are allowed to land in many parks and refuges. Motorized boats are not prohibited on most rivers, including those in wilderness areas. On State Recreational Rivers, some sections are designated for motorless recreation on certain days and for powerboats on other days. In addition, mining operations occur along some rivers.


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