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: 394

Table of Content: April 2008; 1(2)

April 2008

A review on the ecology and management of the Samaria Gorge, a Greek biosphere reserve

  This paper refers to ecological values of one of the famous Greek national parks. It concerns the White Mountains (2,453 m altitude) including a world biosphere reserve, that situated in western Crete. The area includes extensive cave systems and flat internal upland plains encircled by mountains. The typical landscape consists of deep gorges, steep and imposing vertical rocks forming narrow openings. The...

Author(s): Ioannis Spanos,  Panagiotis  Platis,  Ioannis  Meliadis and Alexandros Tsiontis

April 2008

Evolution of Harare as Zimbabwe’s Capital City and a major Central Place in Southern Africa in the context of by Byland’s model of settlement evolution

  Settlement evolution of most global cities follows certain settlement patterns and by land’s Model is one model that explains the general evolution of such settlements. Harare is no exception in this general pattern of settlement evolution, yet to a greater extent by land’s Model is rather too simplistic to fully account for the evolution of this city. It should be noted that as a Model, it lacks...

Author(s): Tongayi Muronda