[permaculture] Inside Kurdish Village photo - JAG photos at pbase.com

Vinton Lawrence vlawrence at nets.com
Wed Dec 30 10:20:46 EST 2009


The photo is cow dung patties that are used for fuel. In Tibet, the 
patties are stored (and protected) in the form of walls and/or as 
extensions to parapets on buildings. In this configuration, they also 
act as a form of insulation to limit heat loss from the walls.
Vint Lawrence

On 12/29/09 8:24 PM, Lawrence F. London, Jr. wrote:
> Speaking of recycling resources and alternative fuels, or fertilizer;
> what is this pile? cow dung cakes or mud for construction?
>
> Inside Kurdish Village photo - JAG photos at pbase.com
> http://www.pbase.com/hmjoccim/image/107111939
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