oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The genesis and distribution of expansive soil types in South Africa
|Article Title||The genesis and distribution of expansive soil types in South Africa|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Affiliations||1 Messrs Kantey and von Geusau.|
|Publication Date||Sep 1955|
|Pages||267 - 272|
|Keyword(s)||Expansive soil types, Genesis and distribution and South Africa|
Potentially expansive soils are classified according to their geneses, and typical examples of each type are given. Residual soils which develop expansive characteristics are those derived from basic igneous rocks and from argillaceous Karroo sediments: Quaternary clay deposits comprise the transported expansive soils which are extensively distributed throughout the union.
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