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SIMILARITIES BETWEEN MOMBASA PORT IN KENYA AND ROTTERDAM PORT IN THE NETHERLANDS

Both ports are open to use throughout since they are ice free throughout the year Both ports are located at the mouth of drowned rivers namely River Mwachi for Mombasa and river Maas for Rotterdam. Both ports have rich and extensive hinterlands. The Port of Mombasa serves as a developing and agricultural hinterland whereas Rotterdam …

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SIMILARITIES BETWEEN THE POPULATION OF KENYA AND SWEDEN

Both countries have uneven distribution of population dictated by factors such as relief, climate and presence of economic activities. Both countries have a low mortality rate due to improved medical care. In both countries, population density in urban areas is high. Both countries have population policies to study the trends and give recommendations In both …

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8 Factors influencing the distribution of population in Sweden

Rugged and mountainous landscape. this discourages agriculture and settlement. Such areas are characterized by low and scattered of population. Fertile soils – the southern part of Sweden have fertile soils which favour agriculture and settlement therefore densely settled Cold climate – if the Northern regions of Sweden experienced long winters with very low temperatures thus …

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Benefits from the Delta Plan Project in the Netherlands

The project was initiated in 1953 after the February 1st 1953 disaster where floods killed about 1800 peopleand destroyed 152,000 ha of rich agricultural land. This was a project to reclaim the south west of Hollandwhich has deep broad estuaries reaching farther inland. The Delta plan was aimed at providing closure by means of massive …

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Benefits of the Zuyder Zee project in Netherlands

The Zuyder Zee Project/Ijssel Meer Reclamation Scheme.The project as started in 1927 to reclaim the southern sea (Zuyder Zee). Initial reclamation started by building the main ring dyke (32 km long and 7 metres above sea level) known as the Great Dyke joining the Netherlands through the Wieringen Island to the Friesland coast . The …

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FACTORS FOR THE RISE OF LOUIS NAPOLEON BONAPARTE TO POWER

The success of the February 1848 revolution in France led to the rise of Louis Napoleon Bonaparte to power. This revolution overthrew the Orleans Monarchy under Louis Philippe and therefore created a power vacuum in France. This led to the organization of elections for a new leader where Louis Napoleon Bonaparte emerged victorious, thus coming …

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Comparison of Land Reclamation in Kenya and Netherland

Similarities In both countries, flooding was a common problem. Drainage ditches were used in both countries. Canals were used in both countries. The intention in both countries was to increase land for settlement and agriculture and control flooding. Differences Canals, dams and dykes were used to reclaim land in the Netherlands while Kenya used ditches, …

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