Impacts of the Jones Act on the Alaska forest products trade
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station in Portland, Or .
Written in English


  • Forest products industry -- Alaska,
  • Shipping -- Alaska,
  • Maritime law -- Alaska

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Edition Notes

StatementKristine C. Jackson and Charles W. McKetta
SeriesGeneral technical report PNW -- 196
ContributionsMcKetta, Charles W, Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p. :
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13610693M

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