Laterite pp 37-52 | Cite as

Uses of Laterite

  • Benjamin S. Persons
Part of the Monographs in Geoscience book series (MOGEO)


From the magnificent red and yellow potmarked temples of Cambodia to the durable smooth roads of Gabon, laterite is a stone of a thousand uses. Many are well known to the modern engineer—yet many still lie buried beneath green vines, shifted sands, or cracked stucco.


Soil Strength Lateritic Soil Wheel Load CALIFORNIA Bearing Ratio Subgrade Soil 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • Benjamin S. Persons
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  1. 1.Dames & MooreAtlantaUSA

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