Department of Earth Science |Northeastern Illinois University

INTRODUCTION TO GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
ESCI 340
Spring, 2007

Daily Objectives #19  (March 29, 2007)                                                        Dr. Sanders

By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following:

* Use topographic maps to identify important features and to find locations using latitude and longitude and the Public Land Survey system (township, range, section).

* Use topographic maps, soil surveys, geologic maps, stack maps, and other published documents to investigate a site during the "site reconnaissance" phase of a study.

* Set up and be ready to work out Problem 4.2 using the hints provided here.

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