Cancellation Of Survey
(1) The annulment of a formerly accepted survey. This action may be taken only by the Director of the BLM or an appointed representative, usually the chief of the branch or division of cadastral surveys. This action applies to public lands and requires ample justification such as showing gross irregularities. This action applies only to public lands and has no bearing on the identification of the alienated subdivisions described in terms of the prior survey. (2) An unpatented mineral survey may be canceled only after the claim has been declared null and void, abandoned and void, or has been relinquished by the claimant.