Forest fire: the devil's picnic
Document Type: Journal Article
Author(s): S. E. Jones; J. Johnston
Publication Year: 1968

Cataloging Information

  • backfires
  • catastrophic fires
  • coniferous forests
  • crown fires
  • droughts
  • duff
  • evergreens
  • fire case histories
  • fire danger rating
  • fire equipment
  • fire injuries (plants)
  • fire retardants
  • fire suppression
  • fire whirls
  • Idaho
  • lightning caused fires
  • logging
  • mortality
  • mountains
  • national forests
  • Native Americans
  • Oregon
  • Picea engelmannii
  • pine forests
  • Pinus monticola
  • Pinus ponderosa
  • precipitation
  • Thuja plicata
  • watersheds
  • wildfires
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Record Last Modified: June 1, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 33667
Tall Timbers Record Number: 7835
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Call Number: Journals-N
TTRS Abstract Status: Okay, Fair use, Reproduced by permission

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Jones, S. E., and J. Johnston. 1968. Forest fire: the devil's picnic. National Geographic Magazine, v. 134, no. 1, p. 101-127.