Land use and population in Fiji
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Land use and population in Fiji a geographical study by R. Gerard Ward

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Statementby R. Gerard Ward.
SeriesOverseas research publications / Department of Technical Co-operation -- no.9, Overseas research publications -- no.9.
ContributionsGreat Britain. Department of Technical Co-operation.
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Number of Pages309
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Open LibraryOL20272981M

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Buy Land use and population in Fiji: a geographicical study, on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders. This detailed geographical study examines present patterns of land use and population in Fiji and seeks, in the light of increasing population pressure, to ascertain the whereabouts and extent of unimproved land which might be settled and to assess the possible contribution of such land to the support of additional rural population. The progressive changes in settlement and land use over the Cited by: This is essentially an economic, sociological and geographical appraisal of the situation in the late 's and includes only general, passing reference to the agronomy of annual crops in Fiji. There is a brief outline of the main components of native grassland in the drier zones (Miscanthus floridulus, Pennisetum polystachyon, Dichanthium caricosum and Sporobolus indicus), and mention of the Cited by: Fiji consists of an archipelago of more than islands—of which about are permanently inhabited—and more than islets, amounting to a total land area of ab square kilometres (7, sq mi). The most outlying island is Ono-i-Lau. The two major islands, Viti Levu and Vanua Levu, account for 87% of the total population of Capital and largest city: Suva, 18°10′S °27′E .

Fiji is a group of volcanic islands in the South Pacific, lying about 4, kilometres (2, mi) southwest of Honolulu and 1, km (1, mi) north of New the islands and smaller islets making up the archipelago, about are permanently inhabited. The total land size is 18, km 2 (7, sq mi). It has the 26th largest Exclusive Economic Zone of 1,, km 2 (, Area: Ranked st. The people of Ono, Lau - Fiji use the reef to fish and so is the people of Eua - Tonga. Todate, the reef remains open to both Fiji & Tonga citizens alike. Asked in Agriculture, Languages and. Land Use is characterized by the arrangements, activities and inputs by people to produce, change or maintain a certain land cover type. (Di Gregorio and Jansen, ). Land use defined in this way establishes a direct link between land cover and the actions of people in their environment. Indo-Fijians or Indian-Fijians (Fiji Hindi: भारतीय फ़ीजी), are Fiji citizens who are fully or partially of Indian descent, which includes descendants who trace their heritage from various regions of the Indian subcontinent. Although Indo-Fijians constituted a majority of the Fijian population from through the late s, discrimination and the resulting brain drain Australia: 61, ( census).

Land Use. Cropland, forestland, pastureland, and rangeland comprise the major land uses in the United States and the land uses receiving the majority of the conservation treatment that address our soil, water, air, plant, and animal resources. This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group as follows: years (children), years (early working age), years (prime working age), years (mature working age), 65 years and over (elderly).The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Land pollution, the deposition of solid or liquid waste materials on land or underground in a manner that can contaminate the soil and groundwater, threaten public health, and cause unsightly conditions and nuisances. The waste materials that cause land pollution are broadly classified as municipal. Fiji, country and archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean. It surrounds the Koro Sea about 1, miles (2, km) north of Auckland, New Zealand. It consists of some islands (about of which are inhabited) and islets. The capital, Suva, is on the southeast coast of the largest island, Viti Levu.