2 edition of Preliminary investigation of the Phalombe rock avalanche/flush flood disaster found in the catalog.
Preliminary investigation of the Phalombe rock avalanche/flush flood disaster
Aaron S. O. Mwafulirwa
by Ministry of Forestry and Natural Resources, Geological Survey Dept. in Zomba [Malawi]
Written in English
|Statement||by Aaron S.O. Mwafulirwa.|
|LC Classifications||QE599.M3 M93 1991|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 v. (unpaged) ;|
|LC Control Number||93849249|
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The dam, which has been finished for about eighteen months, was feet high feet wide at the top and feet wide at bottom, with thirty feet â€œbackingâ€. Work on it was begun early in Every pound of rock used in the construction was blasted from the sides of the granite canon [sic], the outlet of which is spanned. The Earth is filled with several miles of sedimentary rock layers of sandstone, limestone and shale, all of which are deposited by moving water. Some are inches thick and others hundreds of feet. Flood water would cause a extremely rapid layering of strata as mud .
Parts of Accra, capital of Ghana, were once again under water after a period of heavy rain caused urban flooding in the city on 28 October, A bridge collapsed in Agbogba in the north of the city. Flood waters closed part of the Accra-Tema Motorway. As ever, locals complained about the poor state of the city’s drainage infrastructure. The New Year's flood, which caused $ million damage in Western Nevada and inundated Reno's downtown district for days, was yet another reminder of how quickly disaster can strike. Eight years later, the relatively mild New Year's flood of caused another $18 million in .
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