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



  • Montana,
  • Montana.


  • Forest fires -- Montana -- Prevention and control.,
  • Wildfires -- Montana -- Prevention and control.,
  • Forest reserves -- Fire management -- Montana.,
  • Forests and forestry -- Fire management -- Montana.,
  • Forest thinning -- Montana.

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StatementCarl E. Fiedler ... [et al.].
SeriesGeneral technical report PNW ;, GTR-622, General technical report PNW ;, 622.
ContributionsFiedler, Carl E.
LC ClassificationsSD421.32.M9 S87 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3378362M
LC Control Number2004483252

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