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CRIB DAM [2 records]

Record 1 1986-04-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Dams and Causeways
DEF

A timber dam consisting of a series of cribs or rectangular cells made of square or round timbers, driftbolted together, and having an upstream facing and deck covered with heavy planks to provide watertightness. The cells may be filled with broken rocks, boulders, or other ballast to provide stability.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Barrages et chaussées
DEF

Barrage constitué d'encoffrements remplis de pierres ou d'autres matériaux de lestage.

Spanish

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Record 2 1976-06-19

English

Subject field(s)
  • Civil Engineering

French

Domaine(s)
  • Génie civil
OBS

BT-44

Spanish

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