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Published by Dept. of Forestry and Rural Development in [Ottawa] .
Written in English


  • Aerial photography in forestry,
  • Aerial photography,
  • Forests and forestry

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Edition Notes

Statementby A. H. Aldred.
SeriesForest Management Institute. Information report -- no. FMR-X-11, Information report (Forest Management Institute (Canada)) -- FMR-X-11.
ContributionsCanada. Dept. of Forestry and Rural Development.
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 18 leaves :
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13627353M

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