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2nd Revision

Introduction

 
Data - Cultivated Land
Select year 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995
Increase and Decrease of Cultivated Land by Province, 1988 (in hectares)
Source: State Land Administration, Statistical Information on the Land of China in 1995. Beijing, 1996. And equivalent reports for 1988 to 1994.
There are big differences in land-use change among the Chinese provinces. In 1988 three provinces lost large areas of cultivated land (between 40 and 50 thousand hectares to disasters: Heilongjiang, Inner Mongolia and Xinjiang. On the other hand reclamation added significant areas to the cultivated land in Xinjiang, Yunnan and Heilongjiang. In fact the area reclaimed in Xinjiang and Yunnan was more than three times larger than the area lost due to disasters.
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