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Eastern Africa atlas of coastal resources.

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Published by United Nations Environment Programme, Belgian Administration for Development Cooperation in Nairobi, Kenya, [Brussels] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.,
  • Africa, Eastern.,
  • Kenya,
  • Africa, Eastern
    • Subjects:
    • Coastal zone management -- Kenya.,
    • Coastal zone management -- Africa, Eastern.,
    • Coastal zone management -- Kenya -- Maps.,
    • Coastal zone management -- Africa, Eastern -- Maps.,
    • Regional planning -- Kenya.,
    • Regional planning -- Africa, Eastern.,
    • Coastal ecology -- Kenya.,
    • Coastal ecology -- Africa, Eastern.

    • Edition Notes

      GenreMaps.
      ContributionsUnited Nations Environment Programme., Belgium. Administration générale de la coopération au développement.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT395.K4 E37 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <1 > :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL528098M
      ISBN 109280714473
      LC Control Number98983507
      OCLC/WorldCa41184925

      This is a summary of East African history from pre to the s, and independence. Topics covered: early migration and settlement and pastoralism in early societies; the costal towns and trade; Islam in East Africa and the rise of Swahili culture; the Portuguese in East Africa; Omani power; Buganda and other East African peoples; the Ngoni invasion; internal trade; the slave . Title: Eastern Africa Atlas of Coastal Resources Publisher: United Nations Environment Programme ; [Brussels]: Belgian Administration for Development Cooperation, Nairobi, Kenya: Call Number: HTK4 E37 Title: Macmillan Kenya Secondary School Atlas Author: Enos O. Oyaya Publisher: Macmillan Education, Kenya:

      Most of Africa is a series of stable, ancient plateau surfaces, low in the north and west and higher (rising to more than 6, ft/1, m) in the south and east. The plateau is composed mainly of metamorphic rock that has been overlaid in places by sedimentary rock. . The East African coral coast is a marine ecoregion along the eastern coast of Africa. It extends along the coasts of Kenya, Tanzania, and northern Mozambique, from Lamu in Kenya (2º30' S) to Quinga in Mozambique (16º S). It adjoins the Northern Monsoon Current Coast ecoregion to the north, and the Bight of Sofala-Swamp Coast ecoregion to the south.

      Books Set in East Africa Showing of A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story by. Linda Sue Park. avg rating — 46, ratings. Recent coastal storms in southern Africa have highlighted the need for more proactive management of the coastline. Within the southern and eastern African region the availability of coastal information is poor. The greatest gap in information is the likely effects of a combination of severe sea storms and future sea level rise (SLR) on the by:


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It is now apparent that East Africa cannot be viewed in isolation if its early history is to be adequately understood. Arabic, Indian, and Chinese influences have been discovered in the East African cultures, and evidence has shown that from about B.C. the coastal fringe of eastern Africa was economically and culturally an integral part of the Indian Ocean by: In East Africa areas that experience aridity include Northern Kenya, parts of Eastern Kenya, North Eastern Uganda, the Ankole - Masaka corridor parts of North Eastern Tanzania, Central Tanzania, parts of southern Kenya and parts of the western and the Eastern rift valley e.g.

along Lake Albert, Lake Edward and Lake Size: KB. The atlas is part of a wide-ranging eAtlas initiative that will showcase, through print and online resources, a variety of spatial data and tools generated and maintained by a community of research scientists, development analysts, and practitioners working in and for Africa.

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