Journal of Geological Research / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Assessment of Slope Instability and Risk Analysis of Road Cut Slopes in Lashotor Pass, Iran

Table 1

Value of RMRB in the two slopes of the Lashotor pass.

ParametersWestern cut slopeEastern cut slope
ValueRatingValueRating

UCS4.2 MPa124.2 MPa12
RQD88%1789%17
Joint spacing1.3 m150.6 m10
Joint conditionSlicken sided and 1–5 mm wide 10Slicken sided and 1–5 mm wide 10
Ground water conditionDamp10Damp10
Summation (RMRB)6459