Kasewe Forest Reserve

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Coordinates: 8°18′53″N 12°15′43″W / 8.31472°N 12.26194°W / 8.31472; -12.26194

Kasewe Forest Reserve is an area of hills in the Moyamba District of Sierra Leone . It is designated as a forest reserve and contains moist semi-deciduous and evergreen forests that cover an area of 1.224 km².[1][2] Made up of volcanic rock the hills stand about 500m above the interior plains of the country.[3][4] The nearest town is Lunsar.

See also[edit]

Protected areas of Sierra Leone


  1. ^ World Database on Protected Areas: Site Information, UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre, retrieved on 10 January 2008
  2. ^ Broadleaved forests Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations, 10 January 2008
  3. ^ D. J. Bowden, The geochemistry and development of lateritized footslope benches: The Kasewe Hills, Sierra Leone, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, v. 120, p. 295-305 (1997), retrieved on 10 January 2008
  4. ^ Jennifer Lytwyna, Kevin Burkea and Stephen Culver, The nature and location of the suture zone in the Rokelide orogen, Sierra Leone: Geochemical evidence, Journal of African Earth Sciences Volume 46, Issue 5, December 2006, Pages 439-454, retrieved on 10 January 2008