Sec. 410xx. Establishment
(a) In general
In order to preserve and protect for the education, inspiration, and enjoyment of present and future generations nationally significant natural, historic, scenic, marine, and scientific values in South Florida, there is hereby established the Dry Tortugas National Park (hereinafter in this subchapter referred to as the ``park'').
(b) Area included
The park shall consist of the lands, waters,and interests therein generally depicted on the map entitled ``Boundary Map, Fort Jefferson
National Monument'', numbered 364-90,001, and dated April 1980 (which is the map referenced by section 201 of Public Law 96-287). The map shall be on file and available for public inspection in the offices of the
National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
(c) Abolition of monument
The Fort Jefferson National Monument is hereby abolished.
Sec. 410xx-1. Administration
(a) In general
The Secretary shall administer the park in accordance with this subchapter and with the provisions of law generally applicable to units
of the national park system, including sections 1, 2, 3, and 4 of this title.
(b) Management purposes
The park shall be managed for the following purposes, among others:
To protect and interpret a pristine subtropical marine ecosystem, including an intact coral reef community.
To protect populations of fish and wildlife, including (but not limited to) loggerhead and green sea turtles, sooty terns,frigate birds, and numerous migratory bird species.
To protect the pristine natural environment of the Dry Tortugas group of islands.
To protect, stabilize, restore, and interpret Fort Jefferson, an outstanding example of nineteenth century masonry
To preserve and protect submerged cultural resources.
In a manner consistent with paragraphs (1) through (5), to provide opportunities for scientific research.