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Tree planting on mined lands in the Midwest

W. Clark Ashby

Tree planting on mined lands in the Midwest

a handbook

by W. Clark Ashby

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Published by Coal Research Center, Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill .
Written in English

  • Middle West
    • Subjects:
    • Reclamation of land -- Middle West -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
    • Strip mining -- Environmental aspects -- Middle West -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
    • Coal mines and mining -- Environmental aspects -- Middle West -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
    • Tree planting -- Middle West -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
    • Plants for land reclamation -- Middle West -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementW. Clark Ashby, Willis G. Vogel.
      ContributionsVogel, Willis G., 1930-
      LC ClassificationsS621.5.S8 A84 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 115 p. :
      Number of Pages115
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1097525M
      ISBN 10188518901X
      LC Control Number94022183

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