Soil survey of Tuscarora Mountain area, Nevada
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English


  • Soils -- Nevada -- Elko County -- Maps,
  • Soils -- Nevada -- Eureka County -- Maps,
  • Soils -- Nevada -- Lander County -- Maps

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ContributionsStaide, George J, United States. Soil Conservation Service, United States. Bureau of Land Management, Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture. Agricultural Experiment Station
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 462 p. :
Number of Pages462
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14845351M

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