underground structure

underground structure

Any duct, manhole, subway-type pull box, underground-type enclosure, or vault in which cables, transformers, and similar items of equipment are installed.
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A POLISH explorer says he has found a massive underground structure in south-western Poland he claims the Nazis built to protect thousands of people.
The CBSA defines a cross bore as "an intersection of an existing underground utility or underground structure by a second utility resulting in direct contact between the transactions of the utilities that compromises the integrity of either utility or underground structure.
In addition to other discoveries NevE-ehir, in 2009, a man found four levels of an underground structure beneath his single-story home in Melikgazi, a district in Kayseri province.
ATHENS, Greece, Shawwal 29, 1435, Aug 25, 2014, SPA -- Archaeologists excavating an ancient tomb under a massive burial mound in northern Greece have entered the underground structure, which appears to have been looted in antiquity, AP reported.
The story of the unique underground structure began in the early Victorian times when the waggonway became the world's longest railway tunnel Its underground route avoided taking coal through Newcastle city centre and saved 85% on transport costs.
The poster includes a cross section of a mountain showing how deep its underground structure runs.
Among the Coptic images painted on the walls of the underground structure, one image is what researchers believe might be one of the oldest depictions of Jesus.
RAMALLAH, September 24, 2012 (WAFA) -- The discovery of an underground structure in the northern West Bank village of Ureef, south of Nablus, which the Palestinian security said was used as an underground prison for Hamas, dominated the front page of Monday's Palestinian Arabic dailies.
While the border had been thought to exist 30 to 40 kilometers below the surface, the team of researchers mainly at the University of Tokyo's Earthquake Research Institutes found that it is likely located at a shallower point by analyzing seismic waves at some 300 seismometers and looking into the underground structure of the region.
His company, which bears no relation to Tishman Speyer (though Tishman Speyer co-founder Bob Tishman is his father's eldest cousin), has completed the 700,000-square-foot underground structure that will "feed the building" and expects to complete the rest of the tower in mid-2013.
Martin Yardley, deputy director of city development, said it would take an extra pounds 400,000 on top of the pounds 4m revamp costs to successfully strengthen the underground structure.
And that might have had a bearing on how to keep water out of an underground structure on the edge of a swamp.

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