2 edition of Our land and water resources found in the catalog.
Our land and water resources
United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
by [For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off.] in Washington
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 51.
|Series||U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Miscellaneous publication no. 1290, Miscellaneous publication (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ;, no. 1290.|
|LC Classifications||S21 .A46 no. 1290, HD183 .A46 no. 1290|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 54 p.|
|Number of Pages||54|
|LC Control Number||74601783|
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