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  • n. Plural form of viewshed.


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  • Last year, they awarded nearly $22 million to a variety of things, from bike paths to transportation museums to a replica of a slave ship, to the protection of "viewsheds" with interpretive areas.

    From On High

  • However, NCPC may have a legitimate concern about protecting important "viewsheds," such as the radial avenues that emanate from the Capitol or the White House.

    The Economist: Correspondent's diary

  • Also unlike previous developments along N Williams, the Albert Apartments setback variance and height will result in negative impacts to the privacy and viewsheds of adjacent residences.

    Jack Bog's Blog: June 2009 Archives

  • Land-use regulations may frustrate large energy developments and transmission lines, as can concerns about various environmental impacts, such as the effect of wind turbines on birds, viewsheds, and bats.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Renewable Power, Texas-Style

  • These forests are currently being managed for timber extraction, but changes in public demand and Forest Service policy may eventually balance consumptive use (timber extraction) with an increase in nonconsumptive uses (viewsheds, hiking, camping, biodiversity protection).

    Appalachian-Blue Ridge forests

  • The resolution ... asserts that "if this property were sold and developed it would have the following harmful effects upon the County: harm to the viewsheds from the Catawba community and the Appalachian Trail, and potential for soil erosion, soil loss, water runoff, flooding and loss of forested lands."

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • Protect viewsheds. linkAnd Tim Kaine says we need $108 billion in tax increases for DOT.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • Tregoning said she hoped to work out an agreement with historic preservationists and the National Capital Planning Commission, the federal planning agency on which she is a voting member, toward a solution that would preserve the city's "beautiful historic fabric and important viewsheds" but allow streetcars to run.

    Dallas Business News - Local Dallas News | Dallas Business Journal

  • But the parkway's expansion goal is to protect threatened viewsheds.

    The Roanoke Times: Home page

  • - Terry Maxwell, Scenic Byways Coordinator for SHA, had several innovative Context Sensitive Solutions he wanted to bring to the project, including ways to preserve viewsheds of the creek and rocks from Route 24.



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