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A chemical fire retardant

Harry R. Miller

A chemical fire retardant

results of field trials using sodium calcium borate on forest fires in 1956

by Harry R. Miller

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Published by California Forest and Range Experiment Station in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest fires -- Prevention and control.,
  • Fireproofing agents.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Harry R. Miller and Carl C. Wilson.
    SeriesTechnical paper / California Forest and Range Experiment Station -- no. 15., Technical paper (California Forest and Range Experiment Station) -- no. 15.
    ContributionsWilson, Carl C., 1915-, California Forest and Range Experiment Station.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16152285M

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