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  • The desert character of the country increases as the river is neared, but along either bank of the Nile is a narrow strip of cultivable land.
  • In the Basque Provinces and in Galicia the cultivable area is quite as fully utilized, but in these the difficulties are not so great.
  • The lagoon is slowly filling up and becoming cultivable land, but the rate of recovery from the sea has been specially marked since the eruption of Krakatoa, the pumice from which was washed on to it in enormous quantity, so that the lagoon advanced its shores from 20 to 30 yards.
  • About half the total area of the state is cultivable, but the bulk is forested.
  • Speaking generally, the Ozark region is characterized by reddish clays, mixed with gravels and stones, and cultivable in inverse proportion to the amount of these elements; northern Missouri by a generally black clay loam over a clay subsoil, with practically no admixture of stones; the southern prairies, above referred to, share the characteristics of those north of the Missouri.

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