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Port spokesman Perry Cooper said this amount included higher costs for electrical and communications systems and for concrete and earthworks.
While his grandfather was plowing one day, his horse fell through the ground and into an ancient earthwork.
At this point, about 60 acres have been cleared and major earthwork has already been completed.
The permits also cover earthwork on vacant land next door owned by RD Management.
Civil War-era rifle bullets—out of the crumbling remains of Confederate earthworks.
Those earthworks remain, mostly under federal management now—scars in the earth left by a cataclysmic struggle within the American family a century and a half ago.
The biggest work in the Hirshhorn show, the 1968 Westwall (Siegfried Line), takes on the supposedly impenetrable series of bunkers along Germany’s western border, and considers it more like an earthwork than a wartime embankment.
However, an equally impressive earthwork sits 116 miles to the northwest and is known as the Paracas Candelabra.
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: a raised bank or wall made of soil
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