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Title: Model study of wave action in Agate Bay Harbor, Minnesota
Authors: United States. Mississippi River Commission
U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
Keywords: Water waves
Harbors--Minnesota--Agate Bay
Hydraulic models
Agate Bay (Minn.)--Harbor
Publisher: U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Description: Technical memorandum
Synopsis: This memorandum constitutes a comprehensive report on n hydraulic model study conducted at the U. S. Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, Mississippi, for the purpose of determining the best plan for the enlargement of the maneuver area and the reduction of wave action in Agate Bay Harbor, Minnesota. This investigation was authorized 6 September 1942 by the Chief of Engineers and was conducted for the Duluth District. The model study involved the use of a 1-to-150 scale model reproducing the entire harbor, adjacent shore lines, all docks within the h.1rbor, the two existing breakwaters, and the adjoining area of Lake Superior to the 90-ft depth contour.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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