Land Reclamation

Geography SSS1 Third Term


Land Reclamation

Performance Objectives

Students should be able to:

  1. Meaning of Land Reclamation
  2. History of Land Reclamation
  3. Uses of Land
  4. Methods of Reclamation


Meaning of Land Reclamation

Land reclamation, usually known as reclamation, and also known as landfill (not to be confused with a landfill), is the process of creating new land from the ocean, riverbeds, or lake beds. The land reclaimed is known as reclamation ground or landfill.

Land reclamation refers to the process of repairing or restoring disturbed land to a useful state. Land reclamation is an important part of the construction, mining, forestry, and agricultural industries. When land is disturbed, it is sometimes necessary for it to.... View More

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