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Subject/Keyword
Oil sands--Alberta--Athabasca River Region.
Geology, Structural--Alberta--Athabasca River Region.
Geomorphology--Alberta--Athabasca River Region.
Type of item
Thesis
Degree grantor
University of Alberta
Author or creator
Dusseault, Maurice B.
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Department
Department of Civil Engineering
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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.
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English
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doi:10.7939/R3M61BZ8F
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