Issue Date: November/December 2009

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GEOSTRATA, 2009, November/December, 18-23     Figure 1.  Joints in a rock slope. (Note: the prevailing joints dipping at approximately 30° occur in a set of subparallel joints) (Photo, H. H. Einstein). The major differences between soil and rock are the greater strength of intact rock compared to soil and the existence of discontinuities. Discontinuities […]

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