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00:24 Jan 18, 2008
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Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: pelo de tierra
This term is in a table about the construction of a road and proposals for stabilization systems. There is no more context only that it comes under the heading "Solution proposed for the main road" and they are talking about cutting and rockfills.
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4terrain line
3 +1Not a translation of the actual term, but I found a definition. Hope this helps.
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Not a translation of the actual term, but I found a definition. Hope this helps.


La línea pelo de tierra tiene las siguientes características.

Se adapta a las irregularidades del terreno.


Consiste en sustituir varios tramos de la línea preeliminar , por una sola tangente, esto en el caso de planos hechos por el método tradicional, pues cuando se trata de planos logrados por restitución fotogrametriíta, no hay línea preeliminar, y son varios tramos de la línea a pelo de tierra los que se sustituyen por una sola tangente.

Puede tener pendiente constante o variable, pero siempre menor a la pendiente gobernadora.

Carece de tercerías.

Carece de drenaje.

Es sumamente sinuosa.

Posee un gran desarrollo

No es recomendable construir un camino sobre ella.

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terrain line

The line that follows the terrain.

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