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Soils and the environment a guide to soil surveys and their applications by Gerald W. Olson

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Published by Chapman and Hall in New York .
Written in English


  • Soil surveys.,
  • Soils.

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Edition Notes

StatementGerald W. Olson.
LC ClassificationsS592.14 .O37 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 178 p. :
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4264196M
ISBN 100412237504, 0412237601
LC Control Number81010067

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