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From Waste Land to Canada's Tobacco Production Heartland: Landscape Change in Norfolk County, Ontario

Niewojt, Lawrence


The cultural landscape of Norfolk County displays the remnants of numerous cycles of transformation. In the mid-19th century, the region was the hub of the Lake Erie timber trade and a major supplier to America's growing urban markets. By the start of the 20th century, much of the forest was gone, many farms were abandoned and the region was plagued by severe soil erosion. Within a few decades the problems of a degraded environment and depressed local economy were long forgotten: the Ontario...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Landscape Research
DOI: 10.1080/01426390701318312


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