Forest fire prevention and control in the United States by A. D. Folweiler

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Published by Louisiana state university in [Baton Rouge] .

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  • Forest fires -- United States.

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Statementby A. D. Folweiler.
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LC ClassificationsSD421 .F55
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Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL6379860M
LC Control Number38036484
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