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Published by Forest and Park Service in [Finland] .
Written in English


  • Forest management -- Finland.,
  • Forests and forestry -- Environmental aspects -- Finland.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 114).

Statement[working group, Juhani Karjalainen ... et al. ; edited by Kirsi-Marja Korhonen, Risto Laamanen, and Sirkka Savonmäki ; translation, Leigh Plester].
ContributionsKarjalainen, Juhani., Korhonen, Kirsi-Marja., Laamanen, Risto., Savonmäki, Sirkka., Finland. Metsähallitus.
LC ClassificationsSD217.F5 E58 1998, SD217.F5 E58 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination124 p. :
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18179843M
ISBN 109524461021

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