Studies of a Channel Through Padre Island, Texas

by E.A. Hansen,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 3, Pg. 63-82

Document Type: Journal Paper


Construction of 125 ft wide 12 ft deep navigation canal through Padre Island and Laguna Madre to Port Mansfield; results of investigations on effects of disturbance of natural equilibrium on Gulf shore by construction of jetties and channel; requirements for design and reconstruction of suitable jettied navigation channel through inlet; problems of tidal hydraulics encountered in design of artificial inlet.

Subject Headings: Hydraulic design | Islands | Offshore construction | Navigation (waterway) | Inlets (waterway) | Canals | Ports and harbors | Equilibrium | Texas | United States

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