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The red oak - white oak forests of the Anthracite RegionAuthor(s): C. F. Burnham; M. J. Ferree; F. E. Cunningham
Source: Station Paper NE-2. Philadelphia, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 33 p.
Publication Series: Science Perspectives (SP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThe red oak - white oak forests of the Anthracite Region occupy as substantial portion - 28.6 percent or 915,200 acres - of the region's 3,198,400 acres of forest land. These forests have been so heavily cut for lumber and mine timbers during the past 100 years and have been so badly ravaged by fire following these heavy cuttings that in their present condition they are a poor asset to the region.
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CitationBurnham, C. F.; Ferree, M. J.; Cunningham, F. E. 1947. The red oak - white oak forests of the Anthracite Region. Station Paper NE-2. Philadelphia, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 33 p.
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