River management plan for the Fortymile National Wild and Scenic River [component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System] by United States. Bureau of Land Management. Fortymile Resource Area

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Fortymile Resource Area, Alaska in [Fairbanks, Alaska?] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Stream management,
  • Wild and scenic rivers,
  • Fortymile River (Alaska)

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Land Management. Fairbanks District Office
The Physical Object
Pagination69 p., 17 folded leaves of plates :
Number of Pages69
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25494505M

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