Study of Clay Shale Slopes Along the Panama Canal, Report 3: Engineering Analyses of Slides and Strength Properties of Clay Shales Along the Gaillard Cut

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"The results of the engineering studies and analyses which provide guidance on shear strength parameters applicable to the stability evaluation of existing slopes along the Gaillard Cut, the effects of future modifications, and evaluation of newly excavated slopes in clay shales are summarized in this report" (abstract). This report includes the appendices containing enginering data, characteristics of materials, analysis of past slides, active slopes, and hydrographic survey data.

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[560] p. : illustrations ; 27 cm.

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Banks, D. C. 1975.

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  • Main Title: Study of Clay Shale Slopes Along the Panama Canal, Report 3: Engineering Analyses of Slides and Strength Properties of Clay Shales Along the Gaillard Cut
  • Added Title: U.S. Waterways Experiment Station Technical Report S-70-9, Report 3
  • Series Title: U.S. Waterways Experiment Station Reports

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"The results of the engineering studies and analyses which provide guidance on shear strength parameters applicable to the stability evaluation of existing slopes along the Gaillard Cut, the effects of future modifications, and evaluation of newly excavated slopes in clay shales are summarized in this report" (abstract). This report includes the appendices containing enginering data, characteristics of materials, analysis of past slides, active slopes, and hydrographic survey data.

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[560] p. : illustrations ; 27 cm.

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Banks, D. C. Study of Clay Shale Slopes Along the Panama Canal, Report 3: Engineering Analyses of Slides and Strength Properties of Clay Shales Along the Gaillard Cut, report, 1975; Vicksburg, Mississippi. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc303949/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.