[HOT] Idle curiosity

Tajalli Spencer 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 
sacred site.

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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