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Natural fire in the wilderness

Natural fire in the wilderness

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Published by USDA, Forest Service] in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest fires -- Minnesota -- Boundary Waters Canoe Area -- Prevention and control,
  • Lightning protection,
  • Boundary Waters Canoe Area (Minn.)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Forest Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14282493M

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