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Published by The Office in [Albany] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Forests and forestry -- Economic aspects -- New York (State),
  • Forests and forestry -- Economic aspects -- Appalachian Region,
  • Forest surveys -- New York (State)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Charles R. Miller and Gary W. Zinn, for the State of New York, Office of Planning Services
SeriesNew York State Appalachian resource studies, Area planning studies
ContributionsZinn, Gary W, New York (State). Office of Planning Services
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18138096M

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