Foundations for Housing on Reclaimed Mined Lands
Krebs, Robert Dixon, 1931-
Zipper, Carl E., 1948-
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This bulletin summarizes potential problems associated with housing built on recontoured, reclaimed land and suggests methods for dealing with those problems. Special attention is given to the behavior of valley fills and to precautions that should be taken when building in reclaimed areas. Various types of foundations for light structures are considered in relation to their suitability for land that may settle.