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ISSN Print: 2229-5518 11    
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Coastal Erosion in Sierra Leone
Full Text(PDF, )  PP.995-999  
Author(s)
Obai Kargbo, Raphinos Tackmore Murava
KEYWORDS
Coastal erosion, erosion mitigation measures, coastal zone management policy for Sierra Leone
ABSTRACT
Sierra Leone is a West African country bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea and Liberia. The country which has a total land mass of 71,740 sq km and has 406 km of coastline has been having problems with coastal erosion due to various natural
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