The Soils Of The Kirima Kimwe Faculty Of Agriculture Farm

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1958
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Ministry Of Agriculture
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The Faculty of AgricUlture Farm is partly composed of land known as Kirima Kimwe Estate and partly of land acquired from the Kenya Government. The farm is situated in Upper Kabete at an altitude of 1940 metres and by computation the area surveyed approximates 259 hectares. It lies about 8.5 kilometres north west of the University Campus and 1 kilometre north of the Nairobi-Nakuru road. Mathari river forms most of the northern fence-line but in the extreme east, a small portion of the farm adjoins the lower Kabete road. The whole farm may be considered to liL~ within latitudes 10 l4'20"S to 1 015'15"S and longitudes 36°44'E to 36°45'20"E •
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