oa East African Geographical Review - The geomorphology of southwest Uganda

Volume 1968, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 1937-6812



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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