TITLE

Farasuto Forest in The Gambia: a relict forest patch in West Africa

AUTHOR(S)
Tucker, John
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
CFA Newsletter;Mar2013, Issue 60, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features the Farasuto forest in The Gambia. It shows that the forest is the second smallest of five known remaining Guinea-Congo patches, and it sits on the edge of and marginally above the mangrove zone on the south bank of the River Gambia. It states that the forest has survived because it was historically used for traditional ceremonies.
ACCESSION #
87614401

 

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