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A Case Study of Ground Subsidence in a Groundwater-saturated Limestone Mine
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  • Journal title : The Journal of Engineering Geology
  • Volume 25, Issue 4,  2015, pp.511-524
  • Publisher : The Korea Society of Engineering Gelolgy
  • DOI : 10.9720/kseg.2015.4.511
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A Case Study of Ground Subsidence in a Groundwater-saturated Limestone Mine
Choi, Woo-Seok; Kim, Eun-Sup; Kang, Byung-Chun; Shin, Dong-Choon; Kim, Soo-Lo; Baek, Seung-Han;
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Groundwater causing subsidence in limestone mines is uncommon, and thus relatively poorly investigated. This case study investigated the cause and possibility of future subsidence through an evaluation of ground stability at the Samsung limestone mine, Chungcheongbuk-do. The ground near the mine area was evaluated as unstable due to rainfall permeation, and subsidence in the unmined area resulted from groundwater level drawdown. Future subsidence might occur through the diffusion of subsidence resulting from the small thickness of the mined rock roof, fracture rock joints, and poor ground conditions around the mine. In addition, the risk of additional subsidence by limestone sinkage in corrosion cavities, groundwater level drawdown due to artificial pumping, and rainfall permeation in the limestone zone necessitates reinforcements and other preventative measures.
limestone mine;ground subsidence;ground water;goaf cave;
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