Mississippi Valley Geology - Its Engineering Significance

by C.R. Kolb,
W.G. Shockley,

Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 3, Pg. 1-14

Document Type: Journal Paper


Increasing importance of geologic information to design of engineering structures in lower Mississippi River Valley is pointed out; various environments of alluvial deposition and resulting soil formations are discussed, especially with relation to engineering problems associated with them.

Subject Headings: Geology | Hydraulic design | Structural design | Rivers and streams | Alluvial channels | Mississippi | United States | Mississippi River

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