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Explanation: Special name given to a crib dam when built up of gabions (panniers, sorts of nets filled with rocks that build up the dam). Barrage d'enrochements maintenus par un treillage métallique, employé surtout dans les ouvrages de protection contre les crues.
Réf. Commission internationale des grands barrages. Comité du dictionnaire, du glossaire et du registre mondial des barrages. Paris: 1977.
Joint Editorial Board representing American Public Health Association, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Water Works Association, Water Pollution Control Federation. Glossary, Water and wastewater control engineering. Alpha, 1969.
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