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Unformatted text preview: duplicate the barren, lifeless topography they imagined made up the lunar surface. In the end they decided on Sudbury, Ontario: a small, friendly city anchored in the uncompromising granite of the Canadian Shield, a few hundred miles north of the US border. The effects of Nickel smelters and previous technology have been strikingly widespread: 40 square miles around Sudbury had been rendered completely barren of vegetation, 140 square miles around supported only shrub and herbaceous cover and vegetation had been in some way effected within a 1700 mile area (DeLestard, 1967) This stack was built to try and ‘fix’ this problem. I tried to find pictures of the sudbury ‘moonscape’ on the web but was unsuccessful....
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- Fall '08
- Human height, Sudbury, Greater Sudbury, Inco Superstack