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Languages in the Epena district of Congo

Map Creator:   LINGUIST List (Susanne Vejdemo)
Data Source:   Gardner, William L. 2006. Language Use in the Epena District of Northern Congo. SIL Electronic Survey Report.
The National Geospatial intelligence Agency's online coordinate database
Descoings, B. 1969. Phytogeography of Congo. Office de la Recherche Scientifique et Technique Outre-Mer: Bondy, France)

Usage Notes/Copyright Status:   GNU Free Documentation License
Date Created:   August 2009

Map Description:
This map shows the distribution of languages in the Epena district in the Likouala Region of the People's Republic of the Congo, for the places and languages mentioned in Gardner (2006) that were possible to find coordinates for in the National Geospatial intelligence Agency's online database.

The Gardner (2006) paper is based on two language surveys conducted in 1988 and 1989.

The map also contains vegetation data from shapefiles assembled at the the University of Maryland (based on Descoings 1969).

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