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Title:
Land Clearing Operation
Subjects:
Clearing of land
Machinery
Trees
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Item identifier:
ua023_007-007-bx0025-013-008
Description:
Image 6 of 9; Transcribed from back: The land clearing operation in pictures 2, 3, 5, 6 and 9 show the 55-ton land cruiser and tree crusher at work. Even in this dense jungle this machine can cover 1 hectarea an hour. The dry woody material is burned in November and December. It is then seeded and grazed lightly the first year. Beginning the second year this land will support two cows and calves per hectarea.
Genre:
Photographs
Location:
Tournavista (Peru)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs