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Title:Survey of the Cape Midlands and Karroo regions
Author:Badenhorst, J.J.
City of publisher:Grahamstown
Publisher:Rhodes University, Institute of Social & Economic Research
Geographic term:South Africa
Subjects:land use
agricultural land
physical geography
Abstract:A geographical study with special reference to the physiography and elements of land use, made to provide a factual foundation for development planning in anticipation of the completion of the Orange River diversion project. Preface. 1. Elements of physiography and their relation to land use: situation and extent - Relief - Geology - Soil - Climate - Vegetation. 2. Agricultural land use: Chorographic analysis (Stock rearing; Agriculture) - Chorometric analysis. 3. Irrigation (The Orange river project and existing schemes; Minor schemes) - Summary and conclusions.