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Published by Dept. of Agriculture, Economics, Statistics, and Cooperatives Service : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington] .
Written in English


  • Artificial satellites in geographical research,
  • Land use -- United States

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Edition Notes

StatementLinda K. Lee
SeriesAgricultural economic report ; no. 442, Agricultural economic report -- no. 442
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economics, Statistics, and Cooperatives Service
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 18 p. ;
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13564499M

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