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Geological discontinuities play a significant role in the assessment of rock slope stability. Rock slope stability has been studied on the main road between Sulav and Amadiya resorts in Duhok governorate on the southern limb of Mateen anticline, to determine the expected rock slides on this road. Five (5) stations were chosen to study these rock slides that may occur on these steep slopes. All these stations within Pila Spi Formation that consists of hard dolomitic limestone and covering the areas from Sulav resort towards Amadiya district with a length of up to 2.5 Kms. The Stereographic analysis was used to study and classify the stability of these slopes. The analysis showed in all stations the possibility of plane sliding to happen on the bedding plane, and the wedge sliding between the bedding plane and planes of all joint sets, as well as the occurrence of rockfall on some stations.


Amadiya Rock slope stability Stereographic analysis Sulav.

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Hadeer Ghazi Adeeb, University of Mosul

Dams and Water Resources Research Center

Ibrahim S. I. AL-JUMAILY, University of Mosul

Petroleum and Mining Engineering College
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Adeeb, H. G., & AL-JUMAILY, I. S. I. (2021). Determination of Rock Slope Stability Using Stereographic Projection between Sulav and Amadiyah Resorts. The Journal of Engineering Research [TJER], 18(1), 36–43.


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