Subsidence Problem in the Long Beach Harbor District

by R.F. Berbower,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 2, Pg. 43-80

Document Type: Journal Paper


Subsidence of ground surface due to oil extraction is not new, but at Terminal Island, Calif, it has set new record; history of subsidence, studies to determine cause, and resultant problems and solutions.

Subject Headings: Land subsidence | Beaches | Ports and harbors | Islands | History

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