Saturday, September 25, 2004

Great Alfold

Hungarian �Nagy-Alf�ld, �Nagy Magyar Alf�ld�, or �Alf�ld�, English �Great Hungarian Plain� a flat, fertile lowland, southeastern Hungary, also extending into eastern Croatia, northern Yugoslavia, and western Romania. Its area is 40,000 square miles (100,000 square km), about half in Hungary. In its natural state the Great Alfold is a steppeland broken up with floodplain groves and swamps - a southwestern projection of the Russian steppes. In Hungary flood control, irrigation,


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