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Forest Statistics And Atlas Of Forest France 1912
Forest Statistics And Atlas Of Forest France 1912 The description of this item has been automatically translated. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. DAUBRÉE (Lucien). Statistics and atlas of the forests of France: according to the information provided by the Water and Forests agents, by Mr. Lucien Daubrée; The Minister of Agriculture. General Directorate of Water and Forests. Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1912. 2 vol. large folio, 6 & 387 and 4 & 337 pp., paperback (cover bad condition ), interior well preserved, (deserves a nice binding). First national forest inventory classified by department, known as the Daubrée inventory. 87 maps of the departments in color, on double page (470 x 640 mm) "A large statistical summary, published in 1912 by the Director General of Forests Lucien Daubrée, under the title of Statistics and atlas of the forests of France. This statistic provides a map of forests, according to the type of property, but it remains developed at the departmental level. In a France cut off from Alsace and Lorraine, the author then assesses wooded areas at 9.8 million hectares, or 18.3% of the territory. These figures confirm a general afforestation movement that began several decades ago. This movement stems from a new context of rural exodus, which began in the years 1830-1840. In some regions, the abandonment of the less rich land can lead to increased land, that is to say to natural afforestation. This is particularly the case with the abandonment of certain agricultural lands, chestnut groves and cork groves in the southern Alps, the C … [Click Below for Full Description]
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