This industry has prospered greatly, and the area of permanent pasture encroaches continually upon that of arable land.
In Orleans the city of New Orleans occupies nearly all the high ground and encroaches on the swamps.
By the aid of the new fibroblasts this fibrous tissue zone gradually encroaches on the pus area and replaces the phagocytic layer of cells as they proceed with the absorption of the pus mass (fig.
In the north-west the administrative county of London encroaches upon the ancient county of Kent, the area of which is 1554.7 sq.
M., under the influence of south-west winds, encroaches upon the agricultural districts.