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Skyline Harvesting in AppalachiaAuthor(s): J. N. Kochenderfer; G. W. Wendel
Source: Res. Pap. NE-400. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 9p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThe URUS, a small standing skyline system, was tested in the Appalachian Mountains of north-central West Virginia. Some problems encountered with this small, mobile system are discussed. From the results of this test and observation of skyline systems used in the western United States, the authors suggest some machine characteristics that would be desirable for use in the Appalachians.
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CitationKochenderfer, J. N.; Wendel, G. W. 1978. Skyline Harvesting in Appalachia. Res. Pap. NE-400. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 9p.
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