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The hydraulic digger (or backhoe) is useful as a means of revealing the nature and extent of shallow overburden material on site. It can excavate a trench up to 3–4 m deep in soft or moderately hard material, at a fast rate and cheaply. The substantial cross-section of material then revealed for inspection can be more informative than samples from a few borings.

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