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Forest inventory. by Stephen Hopkins Spurr

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Published by Ronald Press Co. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Forests and forestry -- Mensuration.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 443-472.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsSD551 .S72
The Physical Object
Pagination476 p.
Number of Pages476
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL238543M
LC Control Numberagr52000410
OCLC/WorldCa561369

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