Protection against rock fall = Zashchita ot obvala gornykh porod = Protection contre l"effondrement = Steinfallverhütung : symposium.

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Published by [s.n.] in Katowice .

Written in English

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  • Rock bursts -- Congresses,
  • Rock pressure -- Congresses,
  • Mine safety -- Congresses

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Other titlesZashchita ot obvala gornykh porod, Protection contre l"effondrement, Steinfallverhütung
ContributionsStowarzyszenie Inzynierów i Techników Górnictwa, Główny Instytut Górnictwa, International Society for Rock Mechanics. Polish National Group
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LC ClassificationsTN317 P7
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Pagination2 v. :
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Open LibraryOL20336838M

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