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16 million acres in a sentence

1. It is the world's largest wildlife refuge, comprising 16 million acres (6.5 million hectares).

2. In 1907, Roosevelt designated 16 million acres (65,000 km²) of new national forests just minutes before a deadline.

3. With 16 million acres (6,500,000 ha), mostly in neighboring Arizona, the reservation of the Navajo Nation ranks as the largest in the United States.

4. In 1907, Roosevelt designated 16 million acres (65,000 km) of new national forests just minutes before a deadline.

5. With Pinchot's help, President Roosevelt responded by creating 16 million acres (65,000 km²) of new National Forests (which became known as "midnight forests") just minutes before he lost the legal power to do so. Despite congressional opposition, Roosevelt, Pinchot, and Secretary of the Interior James R. Garfield continued to find ways to protect public land from private development during Roosevelt's last two years in office.

6. An estimated 25% of Texas’ grasslands are infested and 16 million acres are so invaded that it is suppressing the majority of grass production.

7. Between 1890 and 1896, the BSAC granted an area encompassing 16 million acres—about one sixth the area of Southern Rhodesia—to European immigrants.

8. He signed another treaty in 1868 that allotted 16 million acres of forests and meadows in the Rockies as a personal reservation that prohibited white trespass.

9. The Navajo also became a more cohesive tribe after the Long Walk and were able to successfully increase the size of their reservation since then, to over 16 million acres (70,000 km²).

10. In subsequent years, they have expanded the "new reservation" into well over 16 million acres (65,000 km²).

11. In addition, the tribe gained an increase in the size of the Navajo reservation from 3.5 million acres (14,000 km; 5,500 sq mi) to the 16 million acres (65,000 km; 25,000 sq mi) as it stands today.

12. After the bill's passage by Congress on February 25, Chief Forester Pinchot and his staff raced to identify an additional 16 million acres (65,000 km; 25,000 sq mi) of forest in those states, which President Roosevelt designated as forest reserves prior to signing the act into law on March 4. In total, Roosevelt would quadruple the nation's forest reserves from 50 million acres (200,000 km; 78,000 sq mi) to nearly 200 million acres (810,000 km; 310,000 sq mi).

13. His family owned more than 16 million acres of farmland, which he used for cattle ranching, farming and sometimes airstrips.

14. Between 1925 and 1946, the BC government had a standing offer of 16 million acres of land to anyone willing to buy its PGE railway.

15. quoted the statistic that of the 16 million acres of wheat sown annually in Australia, over 14 million had passed through Hannaford's machines.

16. This purchase increased the land holdings of the Sánchez Navarros to more than 16 million acres.

17. It is the world's largest wildlife refuge, comprising 16 million acres (6.5 million hectares).