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    Author(s): V.B. Davis
    Date: 1940
    Source: Forest Survey Release No. 52, December 30, 1940.
    Publication Series: Forest Survey Release
    Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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    The area covered by this report!! lies in the eastern half of Texas and may be called the East Texas post oak belt. It is irregular in outline, approximately 400 miles long and 20 to 80 miles wide, and contains a total land area of 11,661,700 acres, From Lamar County on the north, it ,extends southwest to Atascosa and Bee Counties (see fig, 1), On the east, it is bounded by the East 'fexas pine Survey units and the coastal prairies; on the west, by the bla(Jkland prairies; and on the south, by the brushy plains, The natural limits of the post oak belt extend across the county lines selected as the western boundary of Texas Survey Unit No.2, and a considerable additional area and volume of post oak in that unit is dealt with in Forest Survey Release No, 40, "Forest Resources of Northeast Texas."

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    Davis, V.B.1940. A cursory survey of the forest resource of the east Texas post oak belt. Forest Survey Release No. 52, December 30, 1940.

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