privately owned timber resources of western Oregon
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privately owned timber resources of western Oregon by Donald R Gedney

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station in Portland, OR .
Written in English


  • Forests and forestry -- Oregon -- Statistics,
  • Timber -- Oregon -- Statistics

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Edition Notes

StatementDonald R. Gedney
SeriesResource bulletin PNW -- 99
ContributionsPacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland, Or.)
The Physical Object
Pagination29 p. :
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13606440M

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