4 edition of A geography of Sierra Leone found in the catalog.
A geography of Sierra Leone
Kenneth Godfrey Dalton
|Statement||[by] K.G. Dalton.|
|LC Classifications||DT516.2 .D3|
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|Number of Pages||63|
|LC Control Number||64024815|
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) . Sierra Leone is an extremely poor African nation with tremendous inequality in income distribution. While it possesses substantial mineral, agricultural, and fishery resources, its economic and social infrastructure is not well developed, and serious social disorders continue to hamper economic development.
In An Imagined Geography, anthropologist JoAnn D'Alisera demonstrates persuasively that the long-held anthropological paradigms of separate, bounded, and unique communities, geographically located and neatly localized, must be reconsidered. Studying Sierra Leonean Muslims living in greater Washington, D.C., she shows how these immigrants. Sierra Leone is Number 92 in a series of more than studies produced by the section, most of which were published after the conclusion of the Paris Peace Conference. The book covers physical and political geography, political history, social .
Founded in as a colony for freed slaves, Freetown is the capital of SIERRA LEONE. It is also the country's chief port and largest city, with a population of about , Freetown's founders were British abolitionists, merchants, and bankers. SIERRA LEONE. A DESCRIPTION OF THE MANNERS AND @U§T©M§ OF THE LIBERATED AFRICANS; WITH OBSERVATIONS. UPON THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE COLONY, AND A NOTICE OF THE NATIVE TRIBES, &c. &c. BY ROBERT CLARKE, Senior Assistant Surgeonta the Colony ofSierra Leone. “O’er Africa the morningbroke; Andmanya .
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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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Geography of Sierra Leone. Cambridge [Eng.] University Press, 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).
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.
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Sierra Leone - Geography. The Republic of Sierra Leone is located on the West Coast of Africa, between latitudes 7 and 10 north and longitudes and 13 west. What do you know about Sierra Leonean history. (5) What are the differences between Sierra Leone and your country.
(6) What do you think about Sierra Leonean people. (7) What has Sierra Leone given to the world. (8) Would you like to visit Sierra Leone, or live there.
(9) What do you know about the geography of Sierra Leone. (10) Who are the. An introduction to the geography of Sierra Leone Paperback – Aug by Harold Michell (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.
Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ — Paperback "Please retry" $ $ — Hardcover $ 1 New from $Author: Harold Michell, Michell Harold. 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.
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).
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. 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. Students will understand the location, major landforms, and general geography of Sierra Leone and West Africa.
Students will understand the effects of the recent civil war in terms of conflict diamonds. Students will explore the use of child soldiers forced to fight the war in Sierra Leone; not an uncommon occurrence in African countries. 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. Sierra Leone is a country in West Africa. Its capital is Freetown. The official language is English.
The country was first made as a place where freed slaves could live. From untilthere was a civil war in Sierra Leone between rebels and the government. The war is now over. Sierra Leone is known for its blood diamonds.
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Political Map. Global Position Map: Printable Worksheets. A geography of Sierra Leone by Kenneth Godfrey Dalton,University Press edition, in EnglishPages: By the s lack of employment opportunities forced many Krio to leave Sierra Leone.
Some returned to their Yoruba homeland, while others decided to start new businesses migration took many educated Krio to neighboring colonies such as the Gold Coast (presentday GHANA), the GAMBIA, Nigeria, and Liberia, where they became missionaries, traders.
Liberia is a Sub-Saharan nation in West Africa located at 6 °N, 9 °W. It borders the north Atlantic Ocean to the southwest ( kilometres ( mi) of coastline) and three other African nations on the other three sides, Sierra Leone to the northwest, Guinea to the northeast and Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire) to the east.
Abstract. In the early s, Sierra Leone entered into nearly 10 years of civil war. The ease of accessibility to the country’s diamonds is said to have provided the funding needed to sustain the insurgency over the years.Guinea is a country on the coast of West Africa and is bordered by Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, Mali, Ivory Coast, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.
Guinea is divided into four geographic regions: Maritime Guinea (Lower Guinea) a coastal plain running north to south behind the coast; the pastoral Fouta Djallon highlands (Middle Guinea); the northern savanna (Upper Guinea); and a southeastern .