collapse structure

collapse structure

[kə′laps ‚strək·chər]
(geology)
A structure resulting from rock slides under the influence of gravity. Also known as gravity-collapse structure.
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During the earthquake drill, Quezon City tested their contingency plan for earthquake showcasing various scenarios namely: evacuation involving high density population, collapse structure search and rescue, fire suppression, hospital surge, and camp management.
Therefore, the collapse structure filled the void such that only minimal collapse, possibly only sagging, occurred near the surface, while greater disruption occured deeper in the strata.
a) The change in the attitude of the limestone layers looks similar to Harrison and Falcon's roof and wall collapse structure, white circle shows flap type structure; b) Footwall strata are essentially undeformed.
In front of SM Megamall, where there will be a collapse structure scenario between Mega Mall Buildings A and B.
ISLAMABAD -- Chairman Capital Development Authority (CDA), Maroof Afzal on Thursday said that authority has well equipped Fire Brigade and trained "Searchers and Rescuers" ready to enter and rescue victims from any collapse structure.
When contacted Director Emergency & Disaster Management (CDA) Ahsan Malangi said, We are a well equipped fire brigade with a well-trained team of Searchers and Rescuers ready to enter and rescue victims from any collapse structure.
The 18 members of the county's Urban Search and Rescue Team have been conducting collapse structure training and shoring drills, in which members build structures to keep a building from falling on firefighters while they are trying to make rescues.
The purpose of these holes is to probe the Neola area where multiple geoscientific indicators suggest potential for a large, mineralized breccia pipe within the Neola collapse structure.
The purpose of these holes was to probe part of the Neola area where multiple geoscientific indicators suggest potential for a good breccia pipe within the Neola collapse structure.
Robert Theriault of the Hydrocarbons Branch, Quebec Ministry of Natural Resources, compared Altai's deep collapse structure (referred to by him as a "sag") at the top of the Trenton Formation to the Albion-Scipio oil and gas field ("Albion-Scipio") in the State of Michigan, USA.
Nkalu who recalled the numerous collapse structures in the state said that there is an urgent need to grant NSE legislative backup to supervise, stop and apprehend contractors found using substandard materials in building as human life is sacred.
Sinkholes are the surface expressions that identify karst topography--geographic areas underlain by limestone that are dotted with circular collapse structures, where the surface has fallen into collapsed, near-surface caves.