The Sub-Wealden Exploration

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    THE Secretary of the Sub-Wealden Exploration has just issued his eighth quarterly report, in which he states that but little progress has been made during the last three months in consequence of the inability to procure lining tubes of the required size in sufficient quantity. The increased favour in which the diamond boring system is now held has caused a great demand for these tubes, and they are specially manufactured by an eminent Birmingham firm. The new pipes are required for the difficult process of enlarging and lining the bore-hole to the diameter considered requisite before attempting to withdraw the broken rods, & c. Mr. Willett says:—

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    The Sub-Wealden Exploration . Nature 10, 469–470 (1874) doi:10.1038/010469a0

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