Mound Breakwaters

Breakwaters comprising a mound of rubble, having a core of small rocks or rubble to provide the basic stability, with an outer covering of larger boulders, or armoring, to protect it from removal by the sea.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
2819
Names
mound breakwaters
mound breakwater
breakwaters, mound
gestorte golfbrekers Dutch
gestorte golfbreker Dutch
rompeolas formado por un banco Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006142. The J. Paul Getty Trust.