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A geography of Sierra Leone and Gambia.

H. R. Jarrett

A geography of Sierra Leone and Gambia.

by H. R. Jarrett

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Published by Longman in London .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL16692792M
ISBN 100582602130
OCLC/WorldCa85902528

Geography of Sierra Leone by Dalton (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important? ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work. Film and Book Guides: Forms for Teachers: Games for Learning: Geography: Grading and Assessment: World History: Sierra Leone. Capital City: Freetown - Free World Geography Educational Materials - Western Africa: Flag of Sierra Leone. Political Map. Global Position Map: Printable Worksheets.

Birds, birding and bird watching geography in Sierra Leone The Republic of Sierra Leone is situated in western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean between Guinea and Liberia. It has a total land area of 71, km2 and a coastline of about km. The climate is tropical with a hot, humid summer rainy season from May to December and a winter dry season from December to. An Historical Geography of Iran. Vasilii Vladimirovich Barthold. Hardcover ISBN: $/£ Paperback ISBN: $/£ These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to.

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A geography of Sierra Leone and Gambia by H. R. Jarrett Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sierra Leone has been a source of and destination for refugees. Sierra Leone’s civil war internally displaced as many as 2 million people, or almost half the population, and forced almost another half million to seek refuge in neighboring countries (, Sierra Leoneans fled to Guinea andto Liberia).

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Physical geography. Sierra Leone is located on the west coast of Africa, between the 7th and 10th parallels north of the Leone is bordered by Guinea to the north and northeast, Liberia to the south and southeast, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. The country has a total area of 71, km 2 (27, sq mi), divided into a land area of 71, km 2 (27, sq mi).

Physical geography. Sierra Leone is located on the west coast of Africa, between the 7th and 10th parallels north of the Leone is bordered by Guinea to the north and northeast, Liberia to the south and southeast, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west.

[1] The country has a total area of 71, km 2 (27, sq mi), divided into a land area of 71, km 2 (27, sq mi). The Sierra Leone Peninsula, which is the site of Freetown, is a region of thickly wooded mountains that run parallel to the sea for about 25 miles (40 km).

The Peninsula Mountains rise from the coastal swamps and reach some 2, feet ( metres) at Picket Hill. Sierra Leone has a special significance in the history of the transatlantic slave trade.

Its capital, Freetown, was founded in as a home for repatriated former slaves from London and the Americas. Sitting on a coastal peninsula, the city overlooks the Sierra Leone Harbor, the world’s third largest natural harbor.

Located on the western coast of Africa, Sierra Leone contains four distinct regions: plateaus, mountains, lowland plains and forests. The plateaus in the eastern portion of the country are diffused with high mountains, including Sierra Leone's highest point Loma Mansa (Mount Bintimani) at 6, ft (1, m).

Sierra Leone and Gambia, The living comparison. Explore similarities and differences. The Gambia gained its independence from the UK in Geographically surrounded by Senegal, it formed a short-lived federation of Senegambia between and In the two nations signed a friendship and cooperation treaty, but tensions have flared up intermittently since then.

Gambia, The and Sierra Leone living comparison. Explore similarities and differences. Democracy is slowly being reestablished after the civil war from to that resulted in tens of thousands of deaths and the displacement of more than 2 million people (about a third of the population).

The military, which took over full responsibility for security following the departure. Sierra Leone is divided into four main regions. In the east and the north, the Koinadugu and Kono Plateaus (KKP) ecoregion is an extension of the Guinea Highlands with several isolated mountains including the Tingi Hills, and the Loma Mountains.

The Gambia is a very small and narrow country whose borders seem to follow the path of the meandering Gambia River, and at less than 30 miles wide at its widest point, nearly 10% of the country's land area is covered by water. The Gambia River itself is one of Africa's major rivers.

Sierra Leone (/ s i ˌ ɛr ə l i ˈ oʊ n (i)/ (), also UK: / s i ˌ ɛər ə-/, US: / ˌ s ɪər ə-/), officially the Republic of Sierra Leone, informally Salone, is a country on the southwest coast of West Africa.

It is bordered by Liberia to the southeast and Guinea to the northeast. Sierra Leone has a tropical climate with a diverse environment ranging from savanna to rainforests, a.

The Gambia is a very small and narrow African country with the border based on the Gambia country is less than 48 km wide at its greatest width.

The country's present boundaries were defined in after an agreement between the United Kingdom and is often claimed by Gambians that the distance of the borders from the Gambia River corresponds to.

West Africa Geography Information Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. plenty of sport fishing for travellers in countries like The Gambia and Sierra Leone, where. The risk of being captured drove many of them to go to Freetown, now in Sierra Leone.

Others had to contend with African invaders such as the Susus, the Mandingos and the Fulanis. Where Are they Located. Limba people live in Sierra Leone, Liberia or Guinea. Today the two Limba tribes, West and East, make up the third largest tribe in Sierra Leone. Infoplease has everything you need to know about Sierra Leone.

Check out our country profile, full of essential information about Sierra Leone's geography, history, government, economy, population, culture, religion and languages. If that's not enough, click over to our collection of world maps and flags. An agrarian society, few global corporations have made investments because of the long-standing civil war.

As was true for Sierra Leone and other African countries such as Angola, the diamond trade helped fund the civil war. Diamonds from Sierra Leone had an estimated export value of more than $ million annually in Sierra Leone - Sierra Leone - Plant and animal life: The distribution of plants and animals has been influenced by such factors as relief and soil types and, perhaps more important, by farming methods and civil strife.

Remnants of the extensive original forest cover survive in the Gola Forest Reserves, in the southeastern hill country near the Liberian border. Location and Geography.

Sierra Leone is located on the west coast of Africa, north of the equator. With a land area of 27, square miles (71, square kilometers), it is slightly smaller than the state of South Carolina. Book Description. This expanded and revised fifth edition of The Geography of Transport Systems provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the field with a broad overview of its concepts, methods and areas of application.

Aimed mainly at an undergraduate audience, it provides an overview of the spatial aspects of transportation and focuses on how. Geography. Sierra Leone is bordered to the northwest, north and northeast by the Republic of Guinea, and to the southeast by Liberia.

To the south and southwest lies the Atlantic Ocean. A flat plain up to km (70 miles) wide stretches the length of the coast except for the Freetown peninsula, where the Lion Mountains rise to m (2,ft).Sierra Leone History, Language and Culture History of Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone has been inhabited for thousands of years. Previous to Sierra Leone’s discovery by the Portuguese explorer Pedro Da Cintra inthe country was organised in small political units of .This book offers a bold, ground-breaking epistemological critique of the dominant discourses on African conflicts.

Based on a painstaking study of the ways in which the Sierra Leone civil war has been interpreted, it considers how Africa is constructed as.