Journal of
Geography and Regional Planning

  • Abbreviation: J. Geogr. Reg. Plann.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2070-1845
  • DOI: 10.5897/JGRP
  • Start Year: 2008
  • Published Articles: 391

Full Length Research Paper

Assessment of the impacts of gully erosion on Auchi settlement, Southern Nigeria

Musa Dalil
  • Musa Dalil
  • Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Federal University of Technology Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.
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Ahmed Abdullahi Ilegieuno
  • Ahmed Abdullahi Ilegieuno
  • Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Kaduna Polytechnic Kaduna State, Nigeria.
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Muhammed Usman Babangida
  • Muhammed Usman Babangida
  • Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Kaduna Polytechnic Kaduna State, Nigeria.
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Abdul Husain
  • Abdul Husain
  • Niger State Geographic Information System Minna, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 01 March 2016
  •  Accepted: 28 May 2016
  •  Published: 31 July 2016


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