Summary of 1982 Geotechnical Field Activities at the Underground Research Laboratory Site. by Atomic Energy of Canada Limited.

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Et al. ), and generalized surface geology of the URL lease site (after Brown and Soonawala ). Figure 4. Surface facilities, ventilation raise, shaft, shaft stations, and major testing levels in the Underground Research Laboratory.

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