Breakwater at Crescent City, California

by J.E. Deignan,


Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 3, Pg. 167-182


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Outer breakwater completed in 1957, used tetrapods as armor stone for last section; design criteria and construction problems of project which was first to use tetrapods in United States; storm of Apr 1958 approached design standards; only minor settling of tetrapods was noted.

Subject Headings: Breakwaters | Urban areas | Building codes | Armor units | Rocks | Storms | North America | United States | California

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