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A privately owned parcel of land within the boundaries of a federal preserve, especially within a national park or national seashore.

in′hold′er n.


(Law) property law a piece of privately owned land inside a federal reserve such as a national park


(ˈɪnˌhoʊl dɪŋ)

a tract of land under private ownership within a national park.
[1970–75; Amer.]
in′hold`er, n.
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The Advancing Conservation and Education (ACE) Act specifically focuses on state trust land inholdings within the boundaries of federal conservation areas like national parks, monuments, and wilderness areas.
Additionally, fragmentation is caused by differing forest management practices of the many private inholdings.
248) As part of the historic pattern of checkerboard landownership that typifies many of the national forests, private interests, including Weyerhaeuser Company, owned about 13% of the forest as inholdings.
Apart from reducing the overall size, the next president may determine that a given monument with a patchwork of private inholdings is better protected by concentrating the monument within the federal land that the government owns and controls.
62) But ANILCA allows numerous activities that would otherwise be prohibited in a wilderness area: subsistence activities, mineral assessment, access to inholdings, sport hunting and fishing, and motorized access for traditional activities.
On 4 September through 6 September 2013, while conducting nighttime spotlight surveys of private conservation inholdings within the study area, we observed an American badger and San Joaquin kit fox in proximity to one another on three occasions at two locations separated by approximately 24 km.
This concept arises out of a discussion regarding the confusion caused by the presence of private land holdings scattered across the Mojave Preserve, which "between the State and the private inholdings, [is] about 10 percent of the total area.
They are more common in the western counties and frequently are small inholdings within national forests.
Some hunters also use the trail system to access small pieces of private inholdings, with rustic cabins.
The study area included the Cle Elum Ranger District on the Wenatchee National Forest, Washington, and private inholdings within the Ranger District boundaries (center of study area UTM Zone 10, 655520E, 5228810N, NAD27).
They further argue that the current closure of the 1002 area to development unfairly prevents them from developing Native-owned inholdings.
the nation's largest producer of cane sugar, has agreed to sell 300 square miles of private inholdings within the Everglades to the state of Florida in order to help bring the famed "river of grass" back to life.