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260 Spain - Escombreras, Cartagena      (Lat: 37.562 Lon: -0.972 - click for map)
Perimeter breakwater of an islet

Caisson breakwater
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Main breakwater data:  
Length (m) 518   owner
Waterdepth (m) 32   contractor
Construction time (years) 0   consultant
Start date (year) 2001   Hydraulic Laboratory Cedex
Completion date (year) 0   comments
Construction costs($106) 0  
Design criteria  
Hs (m) 8.1  
Tz/Tp (s) 0/13  
slope/crest info
front slope 1:0 0 ton
rear slope 1:0 0 ton
crestheight (m) 13  
crest/caisson width (m) 10  
wallheight (m) 13  
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Reference documents:
Gutierrez-Serret, Grassa and Grau, Breakwater development in Spain, ICE Breakwaters 2009


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