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U.S. forest facts and historical trends.

U.S. forest facts and historical trends.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forests and forestry -- United States.,
  • Forests and forestry -- United States -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUS forest facts and historical trends.
    ContributionsUnited States. Forest Service.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18196711M

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Nearly two-thirds of the net conversion. of all U.S. forest land. Trends in reserved forest land in the United States 20 Million hectares 15 West 10 5 0 North South 40 60 80 Forest land by region and land class, West South North Million hectares Timber land Other forest Reserved forest While forest reserves are common in most western forest.

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