The Vaiont Slide: A Geotechnical Analysis Based on New Geologic Observations of the Failure Surface, Volume 2: Appendicies A Through G

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Second part of a final report containing appendices to accompany a study describing "efforts to confirm the existence and nature of clay seams in the [Vaiont Slide] mass and to confirm the possible existence of an 'old' slide at the site. These efforts were made by (a) firsthand field observations of the geology, (b) an examination of preslide and postslide airphotographs, (c) laboratory testing of samples of failure plane materials, and (d) and examination and translation of geologic and other documents related to preslide and postslide conditions" (abstract, para. 2, Volume 1).

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[126] p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 27 cm.

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Hendron, A. J., Jr. & Patton, F. D. June 1985.

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  • Main Title: The Vaiont Slide: A Geotechnical Analysis Based on New Geologic Observations of the Failure Surface, Volume 2: Appendicies A Through G
  • Added Title: U.S. Waterways Experiment Station Technical Report GL-85-5 Volume 2
  • Series Title: U.S. Waterways Experiment Station Reports

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Second part of a final report containing appendices to accompany a study describing "efforts to confirm the existence and nature of clay seams in the [Vaiont Slide] mass and to confirm the possible existence of an 'old' slide at the site. These efforts were made by (a) firsthand field observations of the geology, (b) an examination of preslide and postslide airphotographs, (c) laboratory testing of samples of failure plane materials, and (d) and examination and translation of geologic and other documents related to preslide and postslide conditions" (abstract, para. 2, Volume 1).

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[126] p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 27 cm.

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"Final Report (In Two Volumes)."

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Hendron, A. J., Jr. & Patton, F. D. The Vaiont Slide: A Geotechnical Analysis Based on New Geologic Observations of the Failure Surface, Volume 2: Appendicies A Through G, report, June 1985; Vicksburg, Mississippi. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc303929/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.