Design considerations for roadways on permafrost
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Design considerations for roadways on permafrost final report by Arvind Phukan

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Published by University of Alaska School of Engineering in Fairbanks .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Microfiche. Anchorage : University of Alaska, Arctic Environmental Information and Data Center, 1982. 3 microfiches : negative ; 11 x 15 cm.

Statementprepared for State of Alaska, Dept. of Transportation and Public Facilities, Division of Planning and Programming, Research Section by Arvind Phukan.
ContributionsAlaska. Dept. of Transportation and Public Facilities. Research Section.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 84/416
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 132 p. in various pagings
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2902176M
LC Control Number84130563

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