Establishing the wilderness areas in Wisconsin
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Establishing the wilderness areas in Wisconsin report (to accompany H.R. 3578, which on July 14, 1983, was referred to the Committees on Interior and Insular Affairs and Agriculture) (including the cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English


  • Wilderness areas -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Forest reserves -- Wisconsin.

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SeriesRept. / 98th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- no. 98-531, pt. 1.
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture.
The Physical Object
Paginationv. ;
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Open LibraryOL17662850M

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