timber resources of Maine [a report on the forest survey made by the U.S. Forest Service] by Northeastern Forest Experiment Station (Radnor, Pa.)

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  • Timber -- Maine.,
  • Forests and forestry -- Maine.

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Bibliography: p. 41-42.

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StatementBy Roland H. Ferguson and Franklin R. Longwood.
ContributionsFerguson, Roland H., Longwood, Franklin R., 1914-
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Number of Pages75
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Open LibraryOL14109404M

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