ring dike


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ring dike

[′riŋ ‚dīk]
(geology)
A roughly circular dike that is vertical or inclined away from the center of the arc. Also known as ring-fracture intrusion.
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Contract award notice: Vmulde, Polder lbnitz, Los v, Ring dike schnaditz, 6th ba, Km 0 + 650 - km 0 + 132, New construction of dyke
So there will be control of the inflow of water [to the bay] once this road ring dike is established," he said.
38) Within a week, a river swollen to 18 miles in width, the biggest river in North America with a greater width and current velocity than the Mississippi River at New Orleans, flowed past the ring dike at Emerson, Manitoba, heading towards Winnipeg.
Agathe where an emergency ring dike failed on April 29th.
A community or small town which constructs a ring dike is compensated for 90 per cent of the costs, with no cap on the total cost.
For example, the properties south of the Floodway and others with ring dikes were evacuated when vehicle access was no longer possible due to flood waters.
Engineers hastily constructed a ring dike around United Hospital and a nearby nursing home, and National Guard soldiers set up water purification equipment.
The second hole R96-C-2 was collared 700 feet to the west south west in a ring dike complex.
Further analysis on the proposed ring dike in the study conducted by the Department of Public Works and Highways was also raised to address the problem.
The overall project consists of the sub-project Ring dike Peenemunde and bolt dike Karlshagen.
Contract Awarded for Ring dike f2, f6, m11 (lf contour/repair drainage)
The Red River Valley is protected by a combination of the floodway, the primary diking system, and community and individual ring dikes.