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Public Laws Affecting the Garden of the Gods Wilderness

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101-633 - Illinois Wilderness Act of 199011/28/19904,015This public law also designated the Eagle Creek Special Management Area (722 acres), which was absorbed into the Garden of the Gods Wilderness in November 1998. The eight year delay between passage of this public law and addition of this area to the National Wilderness Preservation System was to allow for the possibility of prospecting for and mining for fluorspar and associated minerals.
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