Geographical Regions of Nigeria

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University of California Press, Jan 1, 1970 - Agriculture - 212 pages
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Contents

PLATE
1
The Relief and Drainage of Nigeria 2 Annual Total Rainfall
2
Vegetation Zones
3
Major Ethnic Tribal Groups 5 Rural Population Density 19523 Census
5
Urban Centres 19523 Census
6
Features of the Agricultural Economy
7
Mining Communications and Industrial Areas
8
The Site of Lagos
11
Forest Reserves and Cash Crops of the Grass Plains of Southwestern Nigeria
105
CHAPTER ELEVEN
109
Okene town
115
Topography and Settlement in Afenmai Division 48 Relief and Drainage of the Middle Niger Region
117
Soils and Land Use in the Kainji Lake Basin
118
A Gungawa Compound near Yelwa
119
Group farming amongst the Nupes
121
Land Use along the Niger Valley at Yelwa and Bussa 52 Recent Development Projects in the Middle Niger Region
122

Urban Land Use in the Lagos Metropolitan District
12
Relief of the Lagos Lagoon Area
17
Drainage of the Lagoon and Creeks Area of South western Nigeria
18
Crop Regions and Forest Reserves in the Cocoa Belt
26
The Town of Shagamu
31
Farm Settlements and Plantations in the Cocoa Belt 16 The City and Suburbs of Ibadan
34
MAPS AND DIAGRAMS IX CHAPTER FOUR
37
Relief and Drainage of the Benin Lowlands
38
A Street Village along the BeninOgba Road
39
OgbaAn Edo Village with a Predominantly Migrant Population
40
The Benin LowlandsForest Reserves Plantations and the Benin Rubber Belt
42
CHAPTER ONE The timber town of Sapele
43
The Lower Niger Valley
46
The NigerBenue Confluence at Lokoja
47
Sections across the Lower Niger Valley
48
CHAPTER TWO The Lower Niger waterway
49
The Niger at Onitsha
51
Rudimentary irrigation at Badagry 21
55
Physical Regions of the Niger Delta
56
Morphology of the Eastern Delta
58
Problems of the Nigerian cocoa industry 29 Impact of the oil industry on the areas of operation
62
Oil Concessions in the Niger Delta
63
The Palm Belt of Southeastern Nigeria
66
Population and settlement
68
Settlement Patterns in Owerri Division 31 A Wayside Compound near Ikot Ekpene
70
Methods of production
72
Walled Compounds in the Palm Belt
75
The Scarplands of Northern Iboland
77
A West to East Crosssection across the Scarplands
78
Climate and vegetation
79
Westward Migration of Settlement in the Plateau Area North of
81
An Aerial View of the Ozubulu Area showing the complete Dispersal of Settlement
82
Abandoned Terraces at Nsukka
84
Farm settlements
85
Geology of the Enugu Coalfield
86
The Growth of Enugu
87
The Ascent to the Obudu Plateau
90
People and traditions
91
Amadi and Ohu Villages of Nike 40 The Towns of Calabar 41 OhafiaOld and New Settlement Types
93
Ezza Ibo Settlement near Abakaliki
94
Plantations in the Eastern States of Nigeria
96
Forest exploitation
97
2 4 5 5 6 7 8 11 2 1 l8 26 31 33 34 38 39 40 42 46 47 48 53 56 58 63 66 69 69 70 72 77 78 82 86 87 91 93 93 94
98
FIG PAGE 44 Relief and Drainage of Southwestern Nigeria
101
Rural Water Supply in Ilorin Province
102
Tending Irrigated Sugar Cane at the Bacita Estate
123
The Kainji Resettlement Scheme
125
CHAPTER THIRTEEN
127
Geological History of the Jos Plateau
128
Tin Production in the Jos Plateau up to 1955
131
Geology and Minerals of the Plateau Tinfields 58 A Tin Mining Landscape around Bukuru
132
Byproducts of the tinmining industry
133
Plateau the Cactus is used as a Fence around
135
The Benue and its jloodplains
138
Sections across the Benue Valley
139
Relief and Drainage of the Benue Basin
141
The Shendam Agricultural Development and Resettlement
144
The Benue BasinMain Dry Season Grazing Areas
146
The Benue BasinMinerals and Communications
147
Drainage characteristics
150
Cattle and Cash Crop Areas of the Gongola Basin
154
CHAPTER SIXTEEN
156
Relief and Drainage of the North Central High Plains
157
The Anchau Tsetse Eradication Scheme
158
Settlement Types in the aria District
159
The production of brown sugar and ginger in Zjaria
163
Cash Crop Areas of the North Central High Plains
164
The Geology of the Rima Basin
167
Climate vegetation and soils
169
The Rima BasinRainfall Distribution Cattle Areas and Cattle Routes
171
Aspects of the Agricultural Economy of the Basin
173
Population Density of the Rima Basin
175
142
176
The City and Suburbs of Kano
179
The Relief and Drainage of the Kano Region
180
150
182
Population Density of the Kano Region
183
156
188
The Geology and Drainage of the Chad Basin
189
Recent Hydrological Changes in the Chad Basin 80 Elements in the Cultural Geography of the Chad Basin
192
160
194
Relief and Drainage of the Northern Part of the Eastern Borderlands
197
166
201
The Rainfall and Vegetation of the Eastern Border lands
202
The Old Structure of Four Regions in the Nigerian Federation
208
The Twelve New States of the Federation of Nigeria Main
210
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