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Published by The Station in Vicksburg, Miss .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Tunneling.,
  • Rocks -- Classification.,
  • Engineering geology.

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Edition Notes

StatementZ.T. Bieniawski ; prepared for Office, Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army under purchase order no. DACW39-78-M-3114 ; monitored by Geotechnical Laboratory, U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.
SeriesTechnical report -- GL-79-19., Technical report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) -- GL-79-19.
ContributionsUnited States. Army. Corps of Engineers., Geotechnical Laboratory (U.S.)., Pennsylvania State University. Dept. of Mineral Engineering.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15250252M

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