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Area in Skidroads, Truck Roads, and Landings in the Central Appalachians

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Abstract:

In nine central Appalachian areas logged with wheeled skidders, there was 1 mile of road for every 19.8 acres: roads and landings occupied 10.3 percent of the area. In two areas logged with jammers, there was 1 mile of road for evenly 31.1 acres; roads and landings occupied 7.8 percent of the area.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Research Forester with the USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, Timber and Watershed Laboratory, Parsons, West Virginia

Publication date: 1977-08-01

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