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Misty Fjords National Monument wildernesss ecosystem inventory, monitoring baseline data, 1999 yearend report, executive summary. by United States. Forest Service. Alaska Region

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Alaska Region, Tongass National Forest in [Ketchikan, Alaska?] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ecosystem management -- Alaska -- Misty Fiords National Monument,
  • Misty Fiords National Monument (Alaska),
  • Tongass National Forest (Alaska)

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Edition Notes

SeriesR10-MB -- 402 b.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17596680M
OCLC/WorldCa45195424

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