CHANGES IN GENERAL LAND USE PATTERN IN SANGLI DISTRICT:A GEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS [dataset]

D. G. Gatade, N. S. POL
2013 Figshare  
The analysis of general land use denotes the status of land surface in an area. The general land use of the district is classified into forest land, net sown area, land not available for cultivation, cultivable waste and fallow land.The above classification is used for present study.In this paper an attempt has been made to study the change in general land use in Raigarh District of Maharashtra. Raigarh District is located in North Konkan of Maharashtra and covers 7148 sq. km. area. The entire
more » ... . area. The entire study is based on secondary data. The period of 20 years i.e. from 1980-81 to 2000-2001 is selected for spatio-temporal changes of land use. The tahsil is a basic unit of investigation .Cartographic techniques are employed to strengthen the analysis of study. The study reveals that during the last two decades drastic changes have taken place in general land use pattern.
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.654583.v1 fatcat:tisoygzkqffs3lisliflb2ofty