• Geography
  • Published 2017

Launch disasters in Bangladesh: A geographical study

@inproceedings{Huq2017LaunchDI,
  title={Launch disasters in Bangladesh: A geographical study},
  author={Naznin Afrose Huq and Ashraf Mahmood Dewan},
  year={2017}
}
Bangladesh is a riverine country and communication by waterways is of great importance especially in the southern region of the country. From Chandpur southwards, waterway is the only means of transport and so a large number of people has to travel by motor launches in the coastal areas and inland. Since the early 1950's, motor launch services have become popular and in the period 1997-98 there were 1,853 registered launches operating 227 routes. But this important mode is ridden with tragic… CONTINUE READING

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