Golden Horn: A historical survey of geotechnical investigations

Togrol E.

15th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, İstanbul, Turkey, 27 - 31 August 2001, pp.2445-2470 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
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  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.2445-2470
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: No


The Golden Horn is a 7.5 km. long natural inlet of Bosphorus Strait. The soft sediments and sloping bedrock formation create special geotechnical problems to the Golden Horn area. The object of the present lecture is to review the exiting data and describe some typical geotechnical problems encountered.