The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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Less than 30 percent of the country's total land area is wooded and, of this, some
80 percent is occupied by coniferous ... By the early 1970s agriculture produced
less than 20 percent of the national income and employed 35 percent of the ...
developed countries, on the other hand, have more or less retained their former
age distributions, so that not only is their combined population two and a half
times as great as that of the developed nations but also, with a more youthful ...
The course of population growth and distribution probably will be very chaotic in
the course of the 21st century in most of the less developed countries. The
population implosion — the further concentration of peoples in urban areas —
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