[HOT] Idle curiosity
tajalli_spencer at mindspring.com
Sun Oct 11 18:35:42 UTC 2015
Factors for locating a school would be similar for selecting
a site for a homestead: is the land available? are there
some nice trees or other features to moderate weather
extremes? perhaps water availability as well as protection
from flooding? where's the bulk of the existing population?
where does the person or church/mosque/temple etc that
sponsors the education exist/reside?
Similarly for communications towers: land availability,
road access for building it, adjacency to population and
other towers, protection from flooding, absence of
hills/mountains that would block transmission, not on a
On 10/11/15 10:11 AM, john whelan wrote:
> When mapping I stumble across communication towers from
> time to time. I assume these are for mobile phones.
> After we map you can see the rough size of towns and
> villages etc. but before then how do people decide where
> to locate these and other such things as schools?
> In other words how do you plan without maps?
> Thanks John
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