Urban geology

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. 113
Physical description5 p.
Subjectarchives (documents); soil investigation; maps ( documents); urban geography
AbstractThe rapid expansion of cities requires accurate knowledge of subsurface conditions to ensure good planning. Study of local geology is an essential first step. Test borings and study of adjacent excavations can provide further information. Recording such subsurface exploration is an important civic service.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : Géologie urbaine
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number974
NPARC number20325409
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Record identifier9814d874-a144-4aa2-a3f8-c72b1f79b138
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2016-05-09
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