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Land concessions near Magude town, Lourenço Marques district, before 1940. By the late colonial period, more than 90,000 hectares of prime arable and pasture land in Magude circumscription (including every square inch of the alluvial river plains) had been alienated to European settlers or the colonial state.

Source: Map by Heidi Gengenbach. Based on map in Registo de Concessões, Compartimentos I-IV, Folha 10 (Guijá Magude), Direcção Nacional de Geografia e Cadastro (DINAGECA), República de Moçambique.

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