The Wealth and Progress of New South Wales Volume 5

The Wealth and Progress of New South Wales Volume 5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...513,840 0'8-1 1878................................................. 546, 556 085 1879................................................., 613,642 0'91 1 880.................................................. 635, 641 0 '89 1881.................................................. 710,337 0'93 1882................................................... 645,068 0'81 733, 582 0'88 789,082 0'89 852,017 0'92 868,093 090 977,664 0'97 1888................................................. 1,048,805 1'01 1889................................................... 999,298 0 '94 1890................................................ 1,164,475 1'06 1891.................................................. 1,241,419 1'01 Only 0-43 per cent. of the total area of New South Wales is Extcntofsirrt actually devoted to the growth of agricultural produce, and if the Z-iliizillml cumml small extent of land upon which permanent artificial grasses have been sown for dairy farming purposes be added to the area under Proportion of cultivated to alienated land. Electomtcs adjurent to the Metropolis. crops, this proportion only reaches 0'62 per cent. of the total area of New South Vales, and does not represent much more than one acre per head of its population. An impression appears to prevail that in this country purchased lands are used by the settlers for agricultured purposes, whilst leased lands only are used for grazing, but such is far from being the case, as the very great majority of selectors are only graziers in a smallway of business, and agricultural settlements, pure and simple, are confined to very limited areas in the alluvial lands of the lower valleys of the coastal rivers and around two or three centres in the middle division of the tableland. Computed on the area...show more

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  • Paperback | 258 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 467g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236764315
  • 9781236764317