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08:03 Dec 5, 2016
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Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / Walkways and roadways
Spanish term or phrase: piedra (in this context)
I'm translating a questionnaire being administered in peripheral shantytowns near Lima, Peru.

I'm assuming that "adoquín" must be cobblestone, so I'm trying to figure out the other kind of stone it's being contrasted with. Some kind of larger stone, obviously. Not pavers (too fancy), not gravel (I don't think), not river rock (too lumpy), not stepping stones (at least for the roadway) ... My engineering dictionary has a long column of options, but none of them seems right for this context.

The section starts out:


1. Hay acera frente a la vivienda? (Sí/No)
2. Material de la acera
- Concreto
- Adoquín
- **Piedra**
- Outro material
3. Hay calzada frente a la vivienda? (Sí/No)
4. Material de la calzada
- Concreto
- Adoquín
- **Piedra**
- Tierra
- Outro material
Muriel Vasconcellos
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