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I wouldn't rely on side friction on a normal perimeter wall footing wall.  In the Bay Area we frequently see the soil pull away from the wall during the summer months when the soil dries out.  Somehow, I don't think the resulting air gap has much frictional resistance. :<)

Bill Cain, SE
Albany CA

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