3 edition of Engineering use of agricultural soil maps found in the catalog.
Engineering use of agricultural soil maps
James H. McLerran
Includes bibliographical references (p. 17-18).
|Statement||by James H. McLerran.|
|Genre||Maps, Handbooks, manuals, etc.|
|Series||Bulletin / Washington State Institute of Technology -- 226., Bulletin (Washington State Institute of Technology. Division of Industrial Research) -- 226.|
|Contributions||Washington State Institute of Technology.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 19 p. :|
|Number of Pages||19|
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