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TERRAIN ANALYSIS OF AFGHANISTAN

East View Cartographic
(hardcover)
ISBN: 0-9742973-0-5
Year: 2003
Language: English
Pages: 390
Price:
Print $195.00
Online $149.00

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DESCRIPTION

Terrain Analysis of Afghanistan provides an in-depth synopsis of essential geographic information for the entire country, utilizing the terrain analysis reports found on the verso side of the 1:200,000 scale Soviet military-topographic map series. Each report, 128 in all, analyses the terrain and relevant geography of a specific portion of Afghanistan. The reports themselves are structured into six parts, describing populated places; local roads and transportation networks; topography and soils; hydrology; vegetation, and climate. Following this description for each area is a small-scale overview topographic map of the region under examination, as well as a soil map.


Terrain Analysis of Syria and Lebanon provides easy access to intelligence on:

  • Populated places: From small towns and villages to major cities, local road conditions, building characteristics, water resources, housing density, sanitary conditions, telecommunications infrastructure, and population levels.
  • Roads and bridges: Load capacities, surface type (e.g. dirt, gravel, asphalt) and width, elevation and seasonal conditions.
  • Topography and Soil Conditions: Altitude and slope characteristics for local terrain, types of soils (e.g. sandy, clay), and water tables.
  • Hydrography: Major rivers, widths, depths, and flow rates, banks/islands, silting, freezing pollution and conditions affecting use.
  • Vegetation: Grassy, forested shrubs, tree heights and types, predominant types of grasses and crops cultivated.
  • Climate: Temperature range by season, snow, rainfall and wind conditions.

Terrain Analysis of Syria and Lebanon is the ideal resource for:

  • Peacekeeping forces
  • Humanitarian Organizations
  • Embassy personnel
  • Regional analysts
  • Reconstruction specialists
  • Local authorities
  • Geographers and earth scientists
  • International business community

*** Bulk order, softcover purchase options available. Terrain Analysis of Afghanistan is also available as an online database or XML datafeed. Please inquire for details. ***

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