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borehole

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borehole
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Penetration into the sub-surface with removal of soil/rock material by using, for instance, a hollow tube-shaped tool, in order to carry out profile descriptions, sampling and/or field tests.
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NOTE 1 generally, it is a vertical penetra-tion. NOTE 2 boring and bore are syno-nyms. SOURCE adapted from ISO 11074
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