Forests of southeast and south-central Alaska, 2004-2008 five-year forest inventory and analysis report by Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)

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Published by U.S. Department of Agriculture, Pacific Northwest Research Station in Portland, OR .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Forest ecology,
  • Forest products,
  • Forests and forestry

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Book details

SeriesGeneral technical report PNW -- GTR-835
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSD144.A4 F67 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination156 pages :
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25338521M
LC Control Number2011388455

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