Sinkholes in irrigated fields: Soil-covered, debris-filled channels of former streams may be one cause of fall-outs during irrigation in certain areas
AuthorJames C. Marr
Author AffiliationsJames C. Marr is Lecturer and Specialist in Irrigation, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 9(11):6-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v009n11p6. November 1955.
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Sinkholes—crater-like openings, sometimes as big as 10' to 15' across and 10' to 12' deep—that suddenly appear in fields during irrigation not only waste water and make farming difficult but—most serious—are a hazard to machinery and operators.
Marr J. 1955. Sinkholes in irrigated fields: Soil-covered, debris-filled channels of former streams may be one cause of fall-outs during irrigation in certain areas. Hilgardia 9(11):6-7. DOI:10.3733/ca.v009n11p6
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