Retrogressive Failures in Sand Deposits of the Mississippi River, Report 2: Empirical Evidence in Support of the Hypothesized Failure Mechanism and Development of the Levee Safety Flow Slide Monitoring System

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This report represents a continuation of efforts by the Lower Mississippi Valley Division (LMVD), US Army Corps of Engineers, to develop an effective plan for and means of protecting the integrity of main line Mississippi River levees from the threat of flow slides in sand deposits.

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102 p., 23 folded leaves of plates : ill., maps ; 27 cm.

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Torrey, Victor H., III June 1988.

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  • Main Title: Retrogressive Failures in Sand Deposits of the Mississippi River, Report 2: Empirical Evidence in Support of the Hypothesized Failure Mechanism and Development of the Levee Safety Flow Slide Monitoring System
  • Added Title: U.S. Waterways Experiment Station Technical Report GL-88-9 Report. 2
  • Series Title: U.S. Waterways Experiment Station Reports

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This report represents a continuation of efforts by the Lower Mississippi Valley Division (LMVD), US Army Corps of Engineers, to develop an effective plan for and means of protecting the integrity of main line Mississippi River levees from the threat of flow slides in sand deposits.

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102 p., 23 folded leaves of plates : ill., maps ; 27 cm.

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Torrey, Victor H., III. Retrogressive Failures in Sand Deposits of the Mississippi River, Report 2: Empirical Evidence in Support of the Hypothesized Failure Mechanism and Development of the Levee Safety Flow Slide Monitoring System, report, June 1988; Vicksburg, Mississippi. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc303931/: accessed November 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.