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Re: Frozen soil = disturbed earth?

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So it's intermittent in location, not time, right? I was wondering how something could be intermittent *and* permanent simultaneously.

Ralph

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On Mar 23, 2009, at 1:57 PM, "Haan, Scott M POA" <Scott.M.Haan(--nospam--at)usace.army.mil > wrote:

Intermittent permafrost means that permafrost is generally not present, but every once in a while the geotechnical investigation misses the one spot at the center of the building that has permafrost and a sinkhole develops when
the heat is turned on.

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Subject: Re: Frozen soil = disturbed earth?

In a message dated 3/23/09 12:33:19 PM, Scott.M.Haan(--nospam--at)usace.army.mil writes:


   "intermittent permafrost"



??????

Ralph


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