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