oa East African Geographical Review - The geomorphology of southwest Uganda
|Article Title||The geomorphology of southwest Uganda|
|© Publisher:||African Geographical Review|
|Journal||East African Geographical Review|
|Publication Date||Apr 1968|
|Pages||75 - 81|
|Keyword(s)||Geomorphology and Southwest Uganda|
The relief of southwest Uganda (Fig. 1) has inspired considerable interest in its geomorphological evolution. Indeed, its rift valley, volcanoes, and its history of drainage reversal has given this area a world-wide reputation (Cooke, 1958; Wayland, 1929, 1931, 1934). The main relief units There are three important and yet quite different ways in which the relief of south-west Uganda may be sub-divided. Firstly there is the sub-division of the area into regions based on their morphology (Fig. 2). or surface form. This is a standard practice in many regional studies and is frequently fundamental to any subsequent geographical analysis.
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