Clear cutting the forrests

Clear cutting the forrests


Guatemala (GT)
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.
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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