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...
Evolution of Harare as Zimbabweâ€™s Capital City and a major Central Place in Southern Africa in the context of by Bylandâ€™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...