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Notes on the Geography of Malaysia: Oil Palm and Rubber

Plantation photos, mostly, taken near Kuala Selangor, 30 miles northwest of Kuala Lumpur.

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Malaysia: Oil Palm and Rubber picture 1

Despite the sunlight flooding the road, the atmosphere inside an oil-palm plantation is dark and brooding.

Malaysia: Oil Palm and Rubber picture 2

The land is low-lying and drained tract by linear tract.

Malaysia: Oil Palm and Rubber picture 3

The fruit itself is colorful.

Malaysia: Oil Palm and Rubber picture 4

Harvested fruit along a plantation road.

Malaysia: Oil Palm and Rubber picture 5

Spindly looking, but rubber has been an economic giant in Southeast Asia, particularly British Malaya. The diagonal scarring is a sign of previous tappings.


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