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  1. Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Commanded by the Late Captain Owen Stanley During the Years 1846 - 1850: Including Discoveries and Surveys ... the Louisiade Archipelago, etc.. Volume 2 by John MacGillivray, 2001-05-18
  2. Street vending in Port Moresby, 1982: A report to the National Capital District Interim Commission by Allen Crosbie Walsh, 1982
  3. Maclay: A Novel by K. H. Rennie, 2001-08
  4. In search of Tiggi.: An article from: Sabretache by Col Adamson, 2005-12-01
  5. Clovis Crawfish and Fedora Field Mouse (The Clovis Crawfish Series) by Mary Alice Fontenot, 1998-05

101. Guinea-Bissau - Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia
geography. Main article geography of guineaBissau This small, tropical country lies at a low altitude; its highest point is 300 metres.
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The Republic of Guinea-Bissau is a country on the Atlantic coast of western Africa . The small country, a former Portuguese colony, is bounded on the north by Senegal , to the south and east by Guinea , and to the west by the Atlantic. Its capital is Bissau Repùblica da Guiné-Bissau In Detail Full size National motto : Unidade, Luta, Progresso
: Unity, Struggle, Progress) Official language Portuguese Capital Bissau (Note: Former President Kumba Yala decided to change the capital city to Buba, but it is unclear if the plan will go forward.) President Henrique Rosa Prime minister Carlos Gomes Júnior Area
Ranked 133rd


12% / Negligible Population
Ranked xth
48/km² Independence
(from Portugal)
24 Sep

10 Sep
Currency CFA franc ... Internet TLD .gw Calling Code Table of contents 1 History 2 Politics 3 Regions 4 Geography ... edit
Main article: History of Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau was once the kingdom of Gabù, part of the Mali Empire ; parts of the kingdom subsisted until the 18th century . Though the rivers and coast of this area were among the first places colonized by the Portuguese, and they began the

102. RSPAS - Human Geography Publications
in Papua New guinea A SocioEconomic Study of the Hoskins and Popondetta Schemes, The Australian National University, Department of Human geography, Canberra
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Allen, B J (2001). 'Boserup and Brookfield and the association between population density and agricultural intensity in Papua New Guinea', Asia Pacific Viewpoint, Allen, B J and Ballard, C (2001). 'Beyond intensification? Reconsidering agricultural transformations', Asia Pacific Viewpoint, Allen, B J and Bourke, R M (2001). 'The 1997 drought and frost in PNG: overview and policy implications'. In R M Bourke, M G Allen, J G Salisbury (eds), Food Security for Papua New Guinea. Proceedings of the Papua New Guinea Food and Nutrition 2000 Conference Allen, B J Bourke, R M and Hanson, L (2001). 'Dimensions of PNG village agriculture'. In R M Bourke, M G Allen, J G Salisbury (eds), Food Security for Papua New Guinea. Proceedings of the Papua New Guinea Food and Nutrition 2000 Conference Allen, B J, Ballard, C (with) Lowes, E (Guest Editors) Agricultural Transformation and Intensification, Bourke, R M (2002). 'Intensification of food production and land use in Papua New Guinea', in S Yoshida and P J Matthews (eds), Vegeculture in Eastern Asia and Oceania. JCAS Symposium Series No. 16

103. Encyclopedia4U - Geography Of Guinea - Encyclopedia Article
geography of guinea. This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article geography of guinea .
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Geography of Guinea
Guinea is located on the Atlantic Coast of West Africa and is bordered by Guinea-Bissau Senegal Mali Côte d'Ivoire ... Liberia , and Sierra Leone . The country is divided into four geographic regions: A narrow coastal belt (Lower Guinea); the pastoral Fouta Djallon highlands (Middle Guinea); the northern savanna (Upper Guinea); and a southeastern rain-forest region (Forest Guinea). The Niger, Gambia, and Senegal Rivers are among the 22 West African rivers that have their origins in Guinea. Location: Western Africa , bordering the North Atlantic Ocean , between Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone Geographic coordinates: 11 00 N, 10 00 W Map references: Africa Area:
total: 245,857 km²
land: 245,857 km²
water: km² Area - comparative: slightly smaller than Oregon Land boundaries:
  • total:
3,399 km
  • border countries:
Côte d'Ivoire 610 km, Guinea-Bissau 386 km, Liberia 563 km, Mali 858 km, Senegal 330 km, Sierra Leone 652 km Coastline: 320 km Maritime claims:
exclusive economic zone: nautical miles
territorial sea: 12 nautical miles Climate: generally hot and humid; monsoonal-type rainy season (June to November) with southwesterly winds; dry season (December to May) with northeasterly harmattan winds

104. Equatorial Guinea - Country Profile - Geography
Return to top. Climate. Equatorial guinea is a rainy, tropical country. Maps. World maps are available from National Geographic PerryCastaneda Library Encarta.

105. Africa Map -
Gabon Ghana Outline Map Printout An outline map of Ghana to print. guinea guinea Outline Map Printout An outline map of guinea to print.
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Africa : Africa is the second-largest of the seven continents on Earth (Asia is the largest continent). Africa is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the west, the Indian Ocean on the east, the Mediterranean Sea on the north, and the Red Sea on the northeast. Africa covers 11,700,000 square miles (30,300,000 square kilometers). Countries : There are about 53 countries in Africa (some countries are disputed). The biggest country in Africa is Sudan, which covers 967,500 square miles (2,505,816 square kilometers). The countries with the largest populations in Africa are Nigeria (107,000,000 people), Egypt (64,800,000 people), and Ethiopia (58,700,000 people). Highest and Lowest Points : The tallest point in Africa is Mt. Kilimanjaro, in Tanzania (eastern Africa). Mt. Kilimanjaro is 19,340 feet (5895 meters) tall. Africa has no long mountain chains.

106. Was Papua New Guinea An Early Agriculture Pioneer?
By John Roach for National Geographic News June 23, 2003. Once considered a Neolithic backwater by archaeologists, Papua New guinea is emerging as one of the
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Was Papua New Guinea an Early Agriculture Pioneer? By John Roach
for National Geographic News
June 23, 2003
Once considered a "Neolithic backwater" by archaeologists, Papua New Guinea is emerging as one of the handful of places on Earth where agricultural practices developed independently from other cultures. Read the full (above) The mounded paleosurface at Kuk, carbon dated to around 6950 to 6440 years before present. Archaeological digs show that Papua New Guinea was among the first regions to develop taro and banana crops independently. Photograph courtesy Jack Golson Stunning photography, every month of the year. Click here to get one year of National Geographic magazine and a free gift. More News Kids News The Environment Travel National Geographic Channel Special Series Emerging Explorers TravelWatch National Geographic Out There Oceans ... Pulse of the Planet The evidence, reported June 19 on the

107. Military News About Nations Around The World
Location Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between guineaBissau and Sierra Leone Geographic coordinates 11 00 N, 10 00 W.

108. Guinea (04/04)
The country is divided into four geographic regions A narrow coastal belt (Lower guinea); the pastoral Fouta Djallon highlands (Middle guinea); the northern
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Background Note: Guinea

Republic of Guinea Geography
Area: 245,860 sq. km. (95,000 sq. mi.), about the size of Oregon.
Cities: Capital Conakry. Other cities Guéckédou, Boké, Kindia, N'Zérékoré, Macenta, Mamou, Kankan, Faranah, Siguiri, Dalaba, Labe, Pita, Kamsar.
Terrain: Generally flat along the coast and mountainous in the interior. The country's four geographic regions include a narrow coastal belt; pastoral highlands (the source of West Africa's major rivers); the northern savanna; and the southeastern rain forest.
Climate: Tropical. People
Nationality: Noun and adjective Guinean(s). Population (2002 census): 8,444,559, including refugees and foreign residents. Refugee population (June 2002 est.): 180,000-200,000 Liberians and Sierra Leoneans. Population of Conakry: 2 million. Population of largest prefecturesGuéckédou (487,017), Boké (366,915), Kindia (361,117), N'Zérékoré (328,347), Macenta (365,559). Annual growth rate (2002 census): 3.5%.

109. ReferenceResources:TheWorld
geography Glossary. geography Glossary Short definitions of key terms in geography. Very thorough information including history, geography, and culture.
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The World Geography Glossary Geography Glossary Short definitions of key terms in geography. Links provide additional sources of related information
Countries of the World Country at A Glance This United Nations site provides a short statistical overview (area, population, largest city, and nine other items) of member nations and an image of the flag. Countries of the World from InfoPlease Country Profiles A large amount of informative material on individual countries; flags, history, natiional anthems, reference maps Country Studies Area Handbook Series from the Library of Congress Handbooks about 92 countries of the world, prepared by the Library of Congress. Very thorough information including history, geography, and culture. Includes maps, timelines, and photographs. Country Watch Provides cultural, economic, political, and environmental informati

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