Subsurface explorations in permafrost areas

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Authors:Cass, J. R. , Jr.; Stevens, H. W.; Verville, W. P.
Volume Title:American Society of Civil Engineers. Soil Mechanics and Foundation Division. Journal
Source:American Society of Civil Engineers. Soil Mechanics and Foundation Division. Journal. 85(SM5). United States. P.31-41. Crrel Report No: MP 885. ISSN: 0044-7994
Publication Date:1959
Note:See also SIP-17852. Discussion by H.W. Stevens and W.P. Verville, Ibid., June 1960, 86(SM3), p.63-67. 10 refs. CRREL Acc. No: 31001874
Abstract:Soil sampling techniques used in two subsurface investigation programs undertaken in the Arctic are described and compared. Since the methods used were only partially successful in recovering samples for field testing, recommendations are made for the development of boring procedures which should prove to be more satisfactory.
Index Terms:Permafrost samplers; Subsurface investigations; Core samplers; Frozen ground; Drilling
Coordinates:N683000 N683000 W0700000 W0700000
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Publication Type:journal article
Record ID:60022
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