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The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

First published, June 1996 Reprinted with corrections, June 1997 Reprinted with minor corrections, March 2001 Reprinted, April 2003 Prepared by: Geotechnical Engineering Office, Civil Engineering Department, Civil Engineering Building, 101 Princess Margaret Road, Homantin, Kowloon, Hong Kong. Captions of Figures on the Front Cover : Top Left Top Right Bottom Left Bottom Right Construction of Large-diameter Bored Piles on Slope Distribution of Compressive Strain and Force in Pile Foundation in Karst Marble Construction of Large-diameter Bored Piles in the Sea