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Research Article

Land Use/Cover Change Detection and Urban Sprawl Analysis in Bandar Abbas City, Iran

Table 5

Land use/cover matrix, 1956–2012 (hectares).

1956
Urban landAgricultural landMarsh landRiverCoastal zoneMilitary landRocky hillsBarren landTotal

2012
 Urban land403.74155.113.0575.68162.870.621782.062329.034912.17
 Agricultural land00030.8100016.6447.45
 Marsh land00012.7246.89000.6060.21
 River0000.170.5647.5178.72169.54296.49
 Coastal zone0000.00006.9206.92
 Military land0003.0400225.0434.06262.14
 Rocky hills00.49039.970.6004.3426.5671.96
 Barren land001.6600006.998.65

 Total403.74155.604.71162.38210.9148.132097.082583.435665.99