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Changing land use practices

Marco Pronk

Changing land use practices

motives and consequence of clay mining and brick production in Trichur district, Kerala, India

by Marco Pronk

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Published by Centre for Development Studies, Geographisches Institut, Universität Zürich-Irchel] in [Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, Zürich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Kerala.
    • Subjects:
    • Land use -- India -- Kerala.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMarco Pronk.
      SeriesProject paper ;, 2, Project paper (Centre for Development Studies (Trivandrum, India)) ;, 2.
      ContributionsCentre for Development Studies (Trivandrum, India), Universität Zürich. Geographisches Institut.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD879.K4 P76 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination34 p. :
      Number of Pages34
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6860581M
      LC Control Number00371958

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      The Major Land Uses (MLU) series is the longest running, most comprehensive accounting of all major uses of public and private land in the United States. The MLU series contains acreage estimates of major uses for the U.S., regions, and States, beginning in and published about every 5 years since (through ). The annual cropland summary table has been consistently maintained since   land cover and land use where natural and semi-natural vegetation are described in terms of land cover, agricultural and urban areas in terms of land use, and, in particular, the definition of forests is a combination on land cover and land use. Still it


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