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Oil sands-Alberta-Athabasca River Region., Geology, Structural-Alberta-Athabasca River Region., Geomorphology-Alberta-Athabasca River Region.

Dusseault, Maurice B.

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Department: Department of Civil Engineering


Date accepted: 1977

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Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

Degree level: Doctoral

Abstract: An investigation of the geomorphology of natural oil sand slops, the geotechnical properties of the Athabasca Oil Sands, and several similar friable quartzose sandstones, the behaviour of high steep pit walls upon excavation, and the mineralogy and index properties of the basal clays of the McMurray Formation.

Language: English

DOI: doi:10.7939-R3M61BZ8F

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Author: Dusseault, Maurice B.




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