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geotechnical map

Michael Allaby

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199653065
Published online September 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191744334
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Map recording existing geology, and estimating likely conditions in terms helpful to the selection of construction techniques and ground treatment, and to the prediction of the reaction between ground and structure. Included in geotechnical maps are analytical maps, comprehensive maps, interpretive geologic maps, and slope category maps....

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Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography

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