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Surveying, 1940 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/34

Scope and Contents

Showing a European surveyor with Nigerian assistants in the bush investigating the quality of land suitable for settlement. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Every inch of the Anchau corridor had to be surveyed by the Sleeping Sickness Service before the Anchau resettlement scheme could start. Over large areas vegetation surveys were carried out to determine the quality and amount of land suitable for resettlement. The distribution of tsetse fly, sleeping sickness and population had to be plotted and trial shafts sunk for water'.


  • Creation: 1940 - 1949

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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Former / Other Reference




Date information

DateText: Dated '1940s' in the original typescript catalogue..

Finding aid date

2003-10-23 14:46:02+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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