ON RECLAIMING LAND FROM SEAS AND ESTUARIES. (INCLUDES PLATE)

J H MULLER
1862 Minutes of the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers  
of the IIague). THE class of reclamation works, to which the Author would more especially refer, is the inclosure by embankment" ancl the drainage by natural means, of an area, or areas, of salt-marsh, samphire ground, slake, mud, or sand lying more, or less above the level of low water. Prqjccts of this character have too often been set aside, of the foreshore has the effect of removing the malaria which is the 1 The discussion upon this Paper, in conjunction with tlJC two preceding ones 011 a
more » ... similar subject, by Mr. Paton and Mr. Oldham, was continued over portions of three eveuings, but an abstract of the whole is given consecutively. Downloaded by [ UNIV OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN] on [12/09/16].
doi:10.1680/imotp.1862.23407 fatcat:klhp5foadndghiq5akurm4ispu