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In situ geomechanics of crystalline and sedimentary rocks.

Henri S. Swolfs

In situ geomechanics of crystalline and sedimentary rocks.

by Henri S. Swolfs

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Published by Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, [Books and Open-File Reports Section, distributor] in Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rocks -- Testing,
  • Radioactive waste disposal

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (leaf 9)

    Other titlesAnisotropic characterization of Pierre Shale
    Statementby Henri S. Swolfs and Thomas C. Nichols, Jr
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 87-417, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 87-417
    ContributionsNichols, Thomas C, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13613060M

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