The strange squares in the cleared fields are visible from pretty high up. There doesn't seem to be any major cities near here though.
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By: romulusnr
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Analogman picture
@ 2005-08-12 11:23:17
Clearcut areas for farming.
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@ 2005-10-22 12:35:21
Why the odd shapes?
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@ 2006-10-11 13:25:42
Given the shapes and location I wonder if it could be related to illicit trades, as discussed at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slash_and_burn.
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