Roadless Island Law and Legal Definition

Roadless island means “a roadless area that is surrounded by permanent waters or that is markedly distinguished from surrounding lands by topographical or ecological features such as precipices, canyons, thickets, or swamps.” [43 CFR 19.2; Title 43-Public Lands: Interior; Subtitle A-Office Of The Secretary Of The Interior; Part 19-Wilderness Preservation; Subpart A-National Wilderness Preservation System]