Geoecological arguments for field terracing in parts of the southern Gongola Basin, Tangale-Waja region, NE-Nigeria

The paper presents a short introduction to the environmental factors, e.g. climate, geology, relief forms and soils of the study area in the southern parts of the Gongola Basin. The study area covers the high mountain ra
The paper presents a short introduction to the environmental factors, e.g. climate, geology, relief forms and soils of the study area in the southern parts of the Gongola Basin. The study area covers the high mountain range of the Tangale-Waja Uplands and the adjacent pediplain, following in the north. It is asked if the natural factors enforced former inhabitants of the area to develop special land use techniques like field terracing to ensure the essential crop production under insufficient geoecological conditions.
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Author:Jürgen Heinrich
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30-35571
Parent Title (German):Sonderforschungsbereich Kulturentwicklung und Sprachgeschichte im Naturraum Westafrikanische Savanne <Frankfurt, Main>: Vorträge, internationales Symposium / SFB 268
Series (Serial Number):Berichte des Sonderforschungsbereichs 268 (08, 101)
Publisher:SFB 268
Place of publication:Frankfurt, M.
Document Type:Part of a Book
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2006/12/18
Year of first Publication:1996
Publishing Institution:Univ.-Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main
Release Date:2006/12/18
Pagenumber:6
First Page:101
Last Page:106
HeBIS PPN:289667291
Institutes:SFB 268
Dewey Decimal Classification:630 Landwirtschaft und verwandte Bereiche
Sammlungen:Universitätspublikationen
Licence (German):License Logo Veröffentlichungsvertrag für Publikationen

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