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Series: GSA Reviews in Engineering Geology
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1130/REG13-p173
EISBN: 9780813758138
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1144/SP473
EISBN: 9781786204189
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Oran and its <span class="search-highlight">fortifications</span> (after the 1757 Oran plan published by the Geog...
Published: 22 August 2018
Figure 3. Oran and its fortifications (after the 1757 Oran plan published by the Geographical Society of Oran; Lopez‐Marinas and Salord, 1990 ; Metair, 2008 ). The color version of this figure is available only in the electronic edition.
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1144/SP362.11
EISBN: 9781862396104
... but widespread Quaternary sedimentary cover. The three largest islands were progressively fortified by the British between the early 13th and mid-19th centuries, and by German forces during occupation in World War II, a legacy illustrated by the castles, forts and numerous German coastal fortifications...
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(a) Inscription “على يدي الخادم فتاتة في سنة خمس وأربعين ومائتين” meaning “...
Published: 11 March 2020
Figure 7. (a) Inscription “على يدي الخادم فتاتة في سنة خمس وأربعين ومائتين” meaning “On behalf of the servant Fatata in the year 245H” that commemorates the reconstruction of the fortifications in A.D. 859–860 on the southern wall of the city of Sousse; (b) traces (arrows) of repairs
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2005
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2005) 95 (2): 521–539.
...Klaus-G. Hinzen Abstract Archaeological excavations carried out from 2001 to 2003 at the vicus Tolbiacum site, located in the present day city of Zülpich, Germany, unearthed heavily damaged and destroyed late Roman fortification works. Damage includes 0.17-m-wide tensile cracks in a 3.1-m-wide...
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Clear view of the laser‐scan model of the eastern section of the fortificat...
Published: 27 March 2018
Figure 14. Clear view of the laser‐scan model of the eastern section of the fortification wall of the Lower Citadel of Tiryns. (a) Perspective view toward northwest, the arrow points to the chamber Ko4, and three distinct rubble piles are indicated by colored shading. Scale varies
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Reconstruction of the <span class="search-highlight">fortification</span> walls and of the main buildings of Patt...
Published: 17 November 2021
Figure 3. Reconstruction of the fortification walls and of the main buildings of Patti (modified from Irato, 1976 ). Red circles indicate the buildings damaged by the earthquakes considered in this study (see Table  3 ). The color version of this figure is available only in the electronic
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<span class="search-highlight">Fortification</span> agate from Brazil. 6.5 cm long. Photo by Jerry Schaber.
Published: 30 November 2019
Fig. 8. Fortification agate from Brazil. 6.5 cm long. Photo by Jerry Schaber.
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Point loading of Cyclopean blocks in the <span class="search-highlight">fortification</span> wall of Tiryns. (a) ...
Published: 27 March 2018
Figure 16. Point loading of Cyclopean blocks in the fortification wall of Tiryns. (a) A small stop block was used to close the gap between two large blocks at the northeast wall (see inset for location). (b) Large block of the tower next to the main entrance in the east resting on points
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2000.171.01.28
EISBN: 9781862394193
... that borders the fortifications of a fourth-century BC castle is inferred to be the source of seismic damage effects observed in its ramparts and responsible for the near-total destruction of its westernmost fortifications. Together, the evidence suggests that localized high rates of uplift, faulting...
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Micro-deformation monitoring site near Hladová Zed&#x27; medieval <span class="search-highlight">fortification</span>...
Published: 01 August 2006
Fig. 5 Micro-deformation monitoring site near Hladová Zed' medieval fortifications on the Petřín Hill in Prague. Complex slope movements have been detected in sandstone blocks. They are slow but persistent even after slope stabilization and reconstruction of the medieval wall.
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Comparison of volcanic fields along a transect from the Basin and Range to ...
Published: 01 July 1999
Figure 11. Comparison of volcanic fields along a transect from the Basin and Range to the Colorado Plateau. Mantle array from Bradshaw et al. ( 1993 ); Fortification Hill, Feuerbach et al. ( 1993 ); Grand Wash Trough, Cole ( 1989 ); and Colorado Plateau, Alibert et al. ( 1986 ). Numbers within
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The Gerdkuh locality west of Damghan city, Alborz Mountains. A. the castle ...
Published: 15 July 2023
Figure 2. The Gerdkuh locality west of Damghan city, Alborz Mountains. A. the castle of the Nizari Isma’ili; B. rectangular main gate on the southern side; C. height of buildings on the summit and fortifications; D. various rock units; E. collecting a sample from part of the outcrop section
Journal Article
Published: 28 July 2023
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2023) 56 (3): qjegh2022-142.
... little effect on the stress of the tunnel. The stress at the right shoulder of the tunnel and the displacement amplification effect on the valley slope is significant compared to other areas. The findings of this study provide theoretical guidance for the seismic fortification and disaster avoidance...
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The drawing summarizes the proposed damage scenario for the southern part o...
Published: 01 April 2005
Figure 17. The drawing summarizes the proposed damage scenario for the southern part of the Tolbiacum fortification. The tower (T1) moved and inclined towards the trench, pulling parts of the wall with it. (The sketch is not intended to be an archaeological reconstruction.)
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2022
Earth Sciences History (2022) 41 (1): 217–228.
... GERMAN MILITARY GEOLOGY AND FORTIFICATION OF THE BRITISH CHANNEL ISLANDS DURING WORLD WAR II . Edward P.F. Rose (ed.). 2020. Springer Nature. 406 pp. $119.99 This book is the definitive analysis of the role of German military geology in the understanding of the geology of the British Channel Islands...
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Journal Article
Published: 11 March 2020
Seismological Research Letters (2020) 91 (3): 1890–1900.
...Figure 7. (a) Inscription “على يدي الخادم فتاتة في سنة خمس وأربعين ومائتين” meaning “On behalf of the servant Fatata in the year 245H” that commemorates the reconstruction of the fortifications in A.D. 859–860 on the southern wall of the city of Sousse; (b) traces (arrows) of repairs...
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Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1144/SP473.15
EISBN: 9781786204189
... on a battlefield until World War I, first by the German and Austro-Hungarian armies and later and less intensively those of the UK and USA. Geologists were used primarily to guide abstraction of groundwater, construction of ‘mine’ tunnels and dug-outs, development of fortifications and quarrying of natural...
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Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1144/SP473.9
EISBN: 9781786204189
... Abstract The late third century Roman fort at Lympne in Kent, one of a series known as the Saxon Shore forts, is one of the earliest substantial stone-built fortifications in SE England. It was sited on the lower slopes of an escarpment, the remnant of a former coastal slope, eroded principally...
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