Slash disposal in the western yellow pine forests of Oregon and Washington. by Thornton T. Munger

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StatementBy Thornton T. Munger ... and R. H. Westveld ...
SeriesU. S. Dept. of agriculture. Technical bulletin -- no. 259., Technical bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 259.
ContributionsWestveld, R. H. 1900-
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Pagination58 p.
Number of Pages58
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Open LibraryOL19658292M
LC Control Number31001024

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