a: compaction ~
b: sqeezing the soil or rocks...


Or more visually a 400 pound Samoan sitting on some soft dirt. This process does tend to compress loose dirt.

Writer: Lucrezia
Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: Oct 31 2015 4:19 PM

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