chapter  4
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Forest Characteristics and Forest Uses

AgreatdealofvariationexistsamongtheforestsoftheUnited States.Ingeneralforestshavemanydistinctivecharacteristicsand are,ormaybe,subjecttooneormoredifferentmajortypesofuse. Thepurposeofthischapteristodescribebrieflysomeofthemajor characteristicsandusesofforests,theinterrelationshipbetween characteristicsanduses,andtherelationshipsbetweenandamong themajoruses.