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Unlike many studies which simply generate least-cost paths, this paper develops a geospatial methodology for amalgamating many geo-environmental factors in order to determine the costs of construction for predefined or existing roads. The geo-environmental factors used were elevation, presence of watercourses, soil characteristics and land cover type. They were reclassified to cost values/attribute weights based upon their impact on road construction, and they were then combined, using thedoi:10.4225/03/57e0b554c5399 fatcat:a7lsccqqw5hexdpc7slouy5n7q