Nile and Zaire Basins Both the Nile and Zaire basins are formed due to the two big rivers. The Nile Basin is a flat dry region that borders the river Nile. Its tributaries in North-Eastern Africa are responsible for creating fertile farmland in the region. To the south of the basin, a massive swamp called the Sudd is located, as deserts lie to its north. Zaire Basin lies in the West-Central Africa.
Figure 5.4 illustrates a fluctuation of mean size values of Tanjung Lumpur, leads to a comparatively active beach condition, as the area is located near the river-mouth of Sungai Kuantan. The mean size values ranged between -0.83φ and 2.38φ. Coarser sediment type was obtained during southwest monsoon period (June 2012 – August 2012). Station 4 (PER) – Fine and medium sands were found as the major portion of total sediment at this station. The fine sand content ranged from 2.03φ to 2.78φ while the medium sand ranged from 1.07φ to 1.98φ (Table 5.2).
Its headquarters is Kisumu City, also considered as an important urban area in western Kenya. The land area of Kisumu County totals 2085.9 km², with a total population of approximately 968,909 with an average fertility rate of 4.8 children per woman (Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, 2010). Kisumu County borders Siaya County to the West, Vihiga County to the North, Nandi County to the North East, Kericho County to the East, Nyamira County to the South, and Homa Bay County is to the South West. The county has a shoreline on Lake Victoria, occupying northern, western and a part of the southern shores of the Winam Gulf. The County is divided into seven sub-counties.
The north region of Somalia is almost entirely mountainous from east to west due to the Karkaar Mountain range, which it shares with Ethiopia. The average elevation of the mountain range is about 1,950 meters with its highest point, Shimber Berris, at 2,407 meters. The
It is village sits 60 kilometers (37 mi) northwest. Aguni Island spans 3 kilometers (1.9 mi) from north to south and 4 kilometers (2.5 mi) from east to west. Aguni is a low-lying island with its highest point only reaching 97.3 meters (319 ft.). Aguni was invaded by the United States as part of the Battle of
The climate is characteristic of the semi-equatorial climate with a double rainfall regime. Obuasi experiences a mean annual rainfall of 125 – 175 mm with an average annual temperature of 25.5°C and relative humidity between 75 and 80% in the wet season (Antwi-Agyei et al., 2009). The Obuasi Municipality is drained by the Jimi and Pompo Rivers, which harbour the Critically Endangered Mecistops cataphractus. Data
Coastal current generally flow parallel to the coastline (Mohd-Nasir and Meged, 1996). The current flows to southward during the northeast and to northward during the southwest monsoons respectively (Mohd-Nasir and Camerlengo, 1997). Generally, during the Southwest Monsoon (Figure 2.8a), water moves in a clockwise circulation over the sea. On the east coast of Pahang, water moves towards the north and then deflect to the right on the northern part of the
Venezuela is a physio graphically diverse country. The country includes the northern Andean mountain chain, the main portion of the Orinoco River basin and the Llanos (plains). Venezuela is also home to Angel Falls which is the world’s highest waterfall. Venezuela is a tropical country and the temperatures tend to remain the same with very little variation due to the seasons. The only major changes to temperature are in the mountainous areas.
Kabupaten Subang is a district in the northern area of West Java, which is consisting administrative regions of of 30 sub-districts and 253 villages. It has about 1.477.483 inhabitants which 746,148 of them are males and 731,335 of them are females. The area of Subang covers around 205,276.95 hectares or 6,34% of the total area of the West Java province. The population density of Subang is about 714 people per km2. Figure 4.14 The Entrance to Subang district Source: Saefullah (2012) The district of Subang has boundaries with four other districts and lands: in the south,it borders with the west Bandung district, in the north the district borders with Java Sea, while in the west it borders with Purwakarta and Karawang districts,
INTRODUCTION Aceh is one of provinces in Indonesia located at the northern end of Sumatera, close to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands of India which is separated by Andaman Sea. Its capital is Banda Aceh. The Aceh autonomy was declared on 2001. Since that time, Aceh has special rights on some aspects regulated. Besides that, Aceh is not only known as its autonomy and implementation of Syariah law, later in 2004 were known as area hardest-hit by tsunami disaster, and then now it is famous with its potential tourism.