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Consolidation of peat soils

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Leningrad Construction Engineering Institute, Leningrad. Translated from Osnovaniya, Fundamenty i Mekhanika Gruntov, No. 1, pp. 31–33, January–February, 1974.

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Morareskul, N.N., Bronin, V.N. Consolidation of peat soils. Soil Mech Found Eng 11, 55–58 (1974). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01705185

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