Proposed Wrangell Mountain National Forest, Alaska final environmental statement by United States. Dept. of the Interior. Alaska Planning Group.

Cover of: Proposed Wrangell Mountain National Forest, Alaska | United States. Dept. of the Interior. Alaska Planning Group.

Published by Alaska Planning Group, U.S. Dept. of the Interior in [Washington] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Regional planning -- Alaska,
  • Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park and Preserve (Alaska)

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Book details

Other titlesWrangell Mountain National Forest
StatementPrepared by Alaska Planning Group, U.S. Department of the Interior.
ContributionsUnited States. Forest Service.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 713 p. :
Number of Pages713
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14496721M
OCLC/WorldCa1321563

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