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Sinkholes in irrigated fields: Soil-covered, debris-filled channels of former streams may be one cause of fall-outs during irrigation in certain areas

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James C. Marr, University of California

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California Agriculture 9(11):6-7.

Published November 01, 1955

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Sinkholes—crater-like openings, sometimes as big as 10' to 15' across and 10' to 12' deep—that suddenly appear in fields during irrigation not only waste water and make farming difficult but—most serious—are a hazard to machinery and operators.

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Sinkholes in irrigated fields: Soil-covered, debris-filled channels of former streams may be one cause of fall-outs during irrigation in certain areas

James C. Marr
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Sinkholes in irrigated fields: Soil-covered, debris-filled channels of former streams may be one cause of fall-outs during irrigation in certain areas

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James C. Marr, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 9(11):6-7.

Published November 01, 1955

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Sinkholes—crater-like openings, sometimes as big as 10' to 15' across and 10' to 12' deep—that suddenly appear in fields during irrigation not only waste water and make farming difficult but—most serious—are a hazard to machinery and operators.

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