Accession Number : AD0716976
Title : A Comparison of the Terrain Characteristics and Vegetation of Tropical Africa and Panama.
Descriptive Note : Final rept.,
Corporate Author : SYRACUSE UNIV N Y DEPT OF GEOGRAPHY
Personal Author(s) : Kline,Hibbard V. B. , Jr. ; Bennett,Don C. ; Larson,Charles C.
Report Date : MAY 1958
Pagination or Media Count : 79
Abstract : The purpose of the report is to show by location and description the terrain and vegetation conditions of Panama and Tropical Africa that are considered relevant to military operations. The terrain characteristics of Panama and Tropical Africa are compared by means of analogous areas in order that Panama may be evaluated as a tropical testing area for military operations. (Author)
Descriptors : (*TERRAIN, TROPICAL REGIONS), (*PLANTS(BOTANY), TROPICAL REGIONS), (*MILITARY OPERATIONS, TROPICAL TESTS), PANAMA, AFRICA, SITE SELECTION, CLASSIFICATION, CORRELATION TECHNIQUES, DESERTS, RIVERS, SWAMPS, TREES, RAINFALL, TABLES(DATA)
Subject Categories : Biology
Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE