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22. EVIDENCE OF UPWARD VERTICAL MOVEMENT.
Although very difficult to detect the evidence is based on careful observation and is:
(a) The south-west corner post foundations of buildings, though exposed to alternate drying and wetting during the rains, are often higher than those to the east or even those inside the building, and this is supported by the type of cracks found.
I am very sensible of the honour you have done me by electing me President for this year of this great Institution.
Mr. Borer reminded Mr. Jackson, who had referred to the work on the Nene, that tidal work was outside the scope of his paper. The Ouse Board had large sluices in the Fens.
Very shortly, no doubt, there would be a big alteration in the scour below Welmore Lake Sluice and anti-scour devices would have to be installed. It was very difficult to work such devices when one was faced with ordinary river conditions on one side, and tidal conditions on the other.