Creating the surface of Pond 1

Title: Creating the surface of Pond 1

Description
Pond 1 surface construction involved covering it with a layer of soil 50 cm deep. About 65,000 truckloads of soil were used.
Keywords
sustainable development, fort mcmurray, oil sands reclamation, oil sands project, wapisiw look out
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4282 px width by 1340 px height
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300 x 159
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