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: 386

Full Length Research Paper

Socio-economic effect of gully erosion on land use in Gombe Metropolis, Gombe State, Nigeria

Aliyu Danladi*
  • Aliyu Danladi*
  • Geography Unit, School of Basic and Remedial Studies, Gombe State University, Gombe, Gombe State, Nigeria.
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H. H. Ray
  • H. H. Ray
  • Geography Department Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 10 February 2014
  •  Accepted: 02 June 2014
  •  Published: 31 July 2014

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