Weights and centers of gravity for red pine, white spruce, and balsam fir
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Published by North Central Forest Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in [Saint Paul, Minn.] .
Written in English


  • Red pine.,
  • White spruce.,
  • Balsam fir.,
  • Forests and forestry -- Measurement.

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Edition Notes

StatementH. M. Steinhilb, John R. Erickson.
SeriesUSDA Forest Service research paper NC -- 75.
ContributionsErickson, John R., North Central Forest Experiment Station (Saint Paul, Minn.)
The Physical Object
Pagination7 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16021192M

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