TERRAIN EVALUATION FOR ROAD ENGINEERS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

SOME RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THOSE ASPECTS OF ENGINEERING PLANNING IS REVIEWED WHICH INVOLVE ROUTE LOCATION, SITE INVESTIGATION AND SURVEYS OF ENGINEERING MATERIALS. THE BASIC UNIT USED FOR LAND CLASSIFICATION IS THE LAND FACET; LAND FACETS RECUR TOGETHER IN LAND SYSTEMS WHICH ARE USUALLY IDENTIFIED BY MEANS OF AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY. EXAMPLES OF TERRAIN EVALUATION STUDIES FROM NORTHERN NIGERIA AND WESTERN MALAYSIA ILLUSTRATE THE PAPER, AND A DISCUSSION IN WHICH DR. MILLARD FROM THE ROAD RESEARCH LABORATORY TOOK PART IS APPENDED. /RRL/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 16, No 6, PP 5-22, 4 FIG, 10 TAB, 2 PHOT, 15 REF
  • Authors:
    • Dowling, J W
    • BEAVEN, P J
  • Publication Date: 0

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  • Accession Number: 00229329
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 26 1970 12:00AM