bank slope

bank slope

[′baŋk ‚slōp]
(mining engineering)
The angle, measured in degrees of deviation from the horizontal, at which the earthy or rock material will stand in an excavated, terracelike cut in an open-pit mine or quarry. Also known as bench slope.
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The most significant areas of escapes are located on the left bank slope of the Samara river valley.
Meltham now playing down the infamous Bank slope were as determined as ever to keep battering the Newsome line but great defence from the likes of Zac Rigby, LukeNewton, Carlo Zaffino, Olly Hague, Morgan Ettienne, Alex Ndlovu and Rob Jackson, kept Meltham pointless until Rochford got his side's only points, scooting over under the sticks for a well deserved try.
Bank slope, despite being selected in the MCA, did not provide a significant model (Wald test = 2.
The obvious erosion control measure of flattening the bank slope through excavation was undesirable at this site because of the high cost of removing landfilled waste materials that would have been encountered during excavation.
Soil bioengineering techniques were used above this elevation--specifically live fascines, brush mattresses, and live stakes--to stabilize the upper bank slope.
In general, ponds presenting multiple shallow zones across pool height levels are likely to be more successful than those without such bank slope complexity.
Bank slope ranged between 8[degrees] and 48[degrees] (mean [+ or -] S.
BANK SLOPE REPROFILING - THE SIMPLEST APPROACH TO BANK STABILIZATION
The study information will be supplemented with measurements of river bank slope stability and other factors contributing to erosion.
Tenders are invited for Repairs to the rain cuts and bank slope of feeder canal on the right bank near rd 47.