Re: Setting up Ghost Town Communities?

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Mon Nov 19 2001 - 10:12:24 MST

Spike Jones wrote:
> J Corbally wrote:
> > >Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2001 20:15:46 -0800 (PST)
> > >From: nontribal nontribal <>
> > >Subject: Re: Setting up Ghost Town Communities?
> > >missed this thread. how many people seem interested?
> > >and, do you know the relative humidity there?
> > >if there are enough interesting people who want to move there, and if
> > >it is dry, i'm in.
> > >the name alone is almost worth it :-).
> > Hey, I'd be interested, if there's low-cost land going. I may very well
> > end up a resident in the U.S. within a few years. James...
> I understand they were selling residential lots in Darwin at 5 dollars
> each. Outsiders bought them up to use as gag gifts and now they
> dont know who owns most of the land around there. Having seen
> the place Im not sure I would give a perfectly good 5 dollar note
> for a homesite there.

Any idea of the frequency of fog in that area? Just read of a new
material developed by scientists based on the surface of the wings of
the Namib Beetle, which it uses to catch water from fog in the morning.
Solution: If fog is a frequent occurence in Darwin, buy up cheap land
and build a water farm to supply the town.

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