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Bangladesh collecting drill cores

2004 (approx.)

Detailed Description

Geological Survey of Bangladesh collecting drill cores from 1340' to describe the deep aquifer. The USGS was asked by U.S. State Department and the USAID in Dhaka to assist the government in Bangladesh in developing a strategy to better understand the ground-water arsenic situation and, in particular, to study possible alternative sources of clean water.


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