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Question 42802

posted 11 months ago

A large civil engineering project is to be conducted in an area where the ground is mainly dominated by limestone. Briefly describe the parameters that need to be considered to assess the rock mass quality of the Limestone . Comment on the influence of each of these parameters on the rock mass.

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Question 42800

posted 11 months ago

The sandstone cliff at a coastal location (top part of Figure 4) is well known for its instability and cliff erosion. What type of mass movement may be expected here?Give reasons for your answer.(6 marks)

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Question 42803

posted 11 months ago

The geological map in Figure 6 shows an outcrop pattern of five strata on a flatlandscape.
a) Sketch a cross section from A to B. Indicate with question marks where thee xtent of a layer is not known. Use the box below the map for your sketch, take a photo and insert it into the answer document of the exam. If you have no printer, use a 10 cm x 4 cm rectangle.(8 marks)
b) List the sequence of rock types found in boreholes at points X and Y from the ground surface until no further information can be deducted from the map.

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Question 42799

posted 11 months ago

Identify the rock samples A and B shown in Figure 3. Compare and contrast the two rock samples in terms of their formation and engineering properties. How can these rocks be used by engineers and what problems can we expect?

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Question 42801

posted 11 months ago

the three different situations.Assuming that the rocks in each picture have similar mechanical properties at 20°C and atmospheric pressure, what can you say about the temperature and pressure during deformation?(10 marks)

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Question 36718

posted 1 years ago

What kind of fold is present at site 1 located on the geologic map below? Explain how you determined your answer.

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Question 36719

posted 1 years ago

When you look at a geologic map, how can you determine what is the oldest rock layer present?

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Question 36716

posted 1 years ago

Volcanic lava flows and deposits generally look like____on geologic maps.
bands
blobs
O paint spatters

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Question 36715

posted 1 years ago

toO Smart
Save AnswerWhat kind of plate boundaryO Smartwas responsible for the emplacment of the Smartville Complex?
Divergent
O Transform
O Convergent

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Question 36717

posted 1 years ago

Igneous plutons (intrusions) tend to look like___on geologic maps.
paing spatters
O blobs
O bands

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