geology and geography of Northern Nigeria

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Geology -- Nigeria., Geography -- Nigeria., Paleontology -- Nigeria., Paleontology -- Cretac
Statementby J.D. Falconer ... With notes by the late Arthur Longbottom ... and an appendix on the palæontology of the cretaceous deposits, by Henry Woods ...
ContributionsLongbottom, Arthur, d. 1910., Woods, Henry.
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Paginationxiv p., 1 l., 295 p. :
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(): The Geology and Geography of Northern Nigeria. Macmillan, London. has been cited by the following article: Article. Geomorphic Resources and Tourism Potentials of the Niger-Benue Confluence Area, Central Nigeria An aerial view of the confluence of Rivers Niger.

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The aquifer systems in Agaie area, North-Central Nigeria have been characterized using electrical resistivity technique and borehole lithologs. Electrical resistivity techniques of geophysical survey were used for data generation through Schulumberger and Wenner configuration. The geology of the Precambrian to Lower Palaeozoic rocks of northern Nigeria --a review / Patricia McCurry --Review of the basement geology and geography of Northern Nigeria book of south-western Nigeria / M.A.

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Rahaman --Preliminary report on the field relationships of the basement complex rocks around Igarra, midwest / I.B. Odeyemi --Intermediate rocks from older granite complexes.

In vie owf the amalgamation of Northern and Southern Nigeria on January 1st, thu, s is the last review of the accounts of Northern Nigeria as a separate Protectorate.

Owing to the exclusion of certain Departments from the administrations of Northern and Southern Nigeria and thei formatior n into " Central" or " Combined " Depart­. Nigeria is a vast country with considerable wealth in natural resources and understanding Nigeria’s geology is critical for efficient exploration and exploitation of these resources.

This book provides a detailed description of Nigeria’s geology and mineral resources with the aim of promoting sustainable economic development.

Geologic settings and petrographic analysis of uding granitic hills and environs part of Hawal Massif North Eastern Nigeria The Geology and Geography of Northern Nigeria., Macmillan London,Universal Journal of Geoscience, 2(3), P.O.

et al., (eds) Precambrian Geology of Nigeria. Geological Survey of Nigeria. The Geology and Geography of Northern Nigeria (with appendices on mineral resources and paleontology; some front pages missing; London: Macmillan and Co., ), by John Downie Falconer, contrib.

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[6].J. Falconer,”The g eology and geography of No rthern Nigeria”, Mac millan, London, pp. 13 5, [7].C. Raeburn and C. T attam, “A preliminar y Note on the Sedimentary Rocks of. Obaje’s book is the latest of a lean collection of books that have attempted a review of the geology and mineral resources of Nigeria.

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This one provides a spectrum sweep of key publications over Author: Akwinga Victor Asaah. Contains details on the geological units of Nigeria and the associated mineral resources. The book is divided into three parts. Part 1 discusses the geology of the crystalline rocks and their regional distribution while the sedimentary basins constitute the subject of Part 2.

Part 3 takes the. Contains details on the geological units of Nigeria and the associated mineral resources. The book is divided into three parts.

Part 1 discusses the geology of the crystalline rocks and their regional distribution while the sedimentary basins constitute the subject of Part 2. Part 3 takes the mineral resources of Nigeria one on one, their geological environment, mode of occurrence, localities 5/5(1).

Land Use along the Niger Valley at Yelwa and Bussa 52 Recent Development Projects in the Middle Niger Region. Falconer in his " Geology and Geography of Northern Nigeria " thus describes the orographical features of the province:—" The primary watershed of the Niger basin which runs from Kabba to Aiedi und thence westward a few miles south of the Ilorin frontier, is not defined by any range of hills or mountains,Cited by:   A glance at any adequate map of Africa will show that the northern frontier of Nigeria runs through the western Sudan and that the Sahara lies well to the north in French West : J.

Falconer. Nigeria: report on the results of the mineral survey of southern Nigeria, Colonial Reports - Miscellaneous: Full entry: RN East Africa Protectorate: report on the geology and geography of the northern part of the East African Protectorate with a note on the gneisses and schists of the district: Colonial Reports - Miscellaneous.

Northern Nigeria was an autonomous division within Nigeria, distinctly different from the southern part of the country, with independent customs, foreign relations and security it acquired the territory of the British Northern Cameroons, which voted to become a province within Northern l: Lokoja, (–), Zungeru.

The Younger Granites of Nigeria in particular are famous for their tin (cassiterite) mineralisation, which is mainly associated with the biotite granites.

These rocks also contain significant quantities of the niobium-rich mineral col- j umbite as an accessory. Most of the workable deposits of Author: J. Wright. The natural vegetation of the mapped area is largely Sudan savanna type, that is tropical climate zone of Nigeria and is characterized by two main seasons; rainy season which is from April to October and dry seasons (or Hamattan) for the remaining periods which is typical of northern Nigeria, and which is characterized by sharp regional variances depending on rainfall.

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The geology of parts of Adamawa, Bauchi and Bornu Provinces in north-eastern Nigeria: explanation ofsheets no. 25, 36 and 47 / by J. Carter, W. Barber, and E. Tait ; with contributions by G. Jones Published by authority of the Federal Govt.

of Nigeria [Lagos] ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY VOL. 12 OCTOBER, No. 4 NORTHERN NIGERIA-A STUDY IN POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY John B. Appleton and Wilma Belden ETWEEN the vast arid expanse of the Sahara and the dense tropical rain forests along the Guinea Coast, lie the provinces which constitute Northern Nigeria.

The re-gion is delimited by the Cameroons on. Northern Nigeria: report on a series of mineral and vegetable products from northern Nigeria: Full entry: report on the geology and geography of the northern part of the East African Protectorate with a note on the gneisses and schists of the district: Overseas.

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() The Geology and Geography of Northern Nigeria. Macmillan, London. geology of f.c.t abuja (nigeria) in brief GEOLOGY The F.C.T (Abuja) is almost predominantly underlain by high grade metamorphism and igneous rocks of Precambrian age generally trending NN-E-SS-W, these rocks consists of gneiss, migmatites, granites and.

Geological work in the "Sokoto Basin" dates back to the lates, but most of the published material relates to general geologic observations or descriptions of fossil localities.

Falconer () published the results of his pioneering study of the geology and geography of northern Nigeria Cited by: Geography of Nigeria. Nigeria is a country in West Africa.

Nigeria shares land borders with the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north. Its coast lies on the Gulf of Guinea in the south and it borders Lake Chad to the northeast.The distribution of Glossina in the Ilorin Province of Northern Nigeria - Volume 4 Issue 1 - J.

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