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Breaking through the breccia

The daunting 40km crossing has been the subject of many site investigations and surveys by Moroccan state-owned company SNED and its Spanish counterpart SECEG since it was first mooted in the late 1970s. SNED engineer geologist for site data Ali Bahmad says: 'We have already carried out 40 investigation campaigns including bathometry, side scan sonar, geophysics, seismic and dredging, short borehole coring and deep boreholes.' As a result of their findings the likely route between Punta ...

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