Imperial Gullies: Soil Erosion and Conservation in Lesotho

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Once the grain basket for South Africa, much of Lesotho has become a scarred and treeless wasteland. The nation's spectacular gullying has concerned environmentalists and conservationists for more than half a century, In Imperial Gullies: Soil Erosion and Conservation in Lesotho, Kate B. Showers documents the truth behind this devastation. Showers reconstructs the history of the landscape, beginning with a history of the soil. She concludes that Lesotho's distinctive erosion chasms, called dongas, often cited as an example ...

Imperial Gullies: Soil Erosion and Conservation in Lesotho 2005, Ohio University Press

ISBN-13: 9780821416143

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Imperial Gullies: Soil Erosion and Conservation in Lesotho 2005, Ohio University Press

ISBN-13: 9780821416136

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