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Engineering Aspects of Karst

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These data are a digital version of U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2004-1352, Engineering Aspects of Karst. The open-file report is a map with accompanying explanatory text that shows areas containing distinctive surficial and subterranean features developed by solution of carbonate and other rocks and characterized by closed depressions, sinking streams, and cavern openings. These areas are commonly referred to as karst. Included on the map are areas of “features analogous to karst” also called pseudokarst, which is karst-like terrain produced by processes other than the dissolution of rocks. Also included are lines indicating areas in which extensive historical subsidence has occurred. When used in its broadest sense, the [...]

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National Atlas of the United States
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D.J. Weary, B.D. Tobin
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U.S. Geological Survey
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David J Weary

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The U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2004-1352, Engineering Aspects of Karst. The open-file report consists of a map with accompanying explanatory text. The file is approximately 9.4 Mb.
The U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2004-1352, Engineering Aspects of Karst. The open-file report consists of a map with accompanying explanatory text. The file is approximately 9.4 Mb.

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Last harvested on Tue Sep 27 16:44:47 MDT 2011 from: http://www.nationalatlas.gov/jscript/create-layer-data-structures.js using the National Atlas harvester.

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