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Snapshots

  1. wedge mould beheath left foundation

    Snapshot Title: wedge mould beheath left foundation
    Taken by: TUGEnGeo

    Image: Malpasset Dam, Frejus, France
    Image Owner: TUGEnGeo



    Description:

    Wedge mould formed by upstream dipping fault intersecting with downstream dipping schistosity. Unfavorable rock mechanics and hydraulics caused the former rock wedge to slide UP THE FAULT PLANE durin...



  2. dam block - washed 350 m downstream

    Snapshot Title: dam block - washed 350 m downstream
    Taken by: TUGEnGeo

    Image: Malpasset Dam, Frejus, France
    Image Owner: TUGEnGeo



    Description:

    Block of Malpasset Dam washed approx. 350 m downstream during the catastrophic flood.