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Volume 2014, Article ID 363572, 10 pages
Research Article

Block Volume Estimation from the Discontinuity Spacing Measurements of Mesozoic Limestone Quarries, Karaburun Peninsula, Turkey

1Department of Geotechnics, Torbali Vocational School, Dokuz Eylul University, 35860 Izmir, Turkey
2Department of Geological Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Dokuz Eylul University, 35160 Izmir, Turkey

Received 5 August 2013; Accepted 1 October 2013; Published 13 February 2014

Academic Editors: G. Racki and M. Razack

Copyright © 2014 Hakan Elci and Necdet Turk. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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