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Table 1

Details on the studied sites, including adjacent valley direction, quarry face direction and mean fracture directions. Although both valleys and quarry face directions vary, the same orthogonal network of joints is measured for all studied sites.

Setting Proximal town Site name Coordinates Adjacent valley direction Quarry face direction Mean orientations of fractures Altitude of sandstones (m)
1 Souzy-la-Briche Madagascar quarry 48°32'15”N 2°09'02”E N40° N105° and N30° N115° – N022° 140
2 Émancé Sauvage Castle 48°35'13”N 1°44'34”E N70° N65° N109° – N021° 140
3 Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuses Mérantaise quarry 48°42'58”N 2°06'30”E N140° N030° and N165° N111° – N027° 150
4 Orsay La Troche quarry 48°41'33”N 2°11'44”E N90° Changing from N020° to N095° N116° – N025° 150
5 Orsay Bois Persan quarry 48°41'30”N 2°11'55”E N90° Changing from N070° to N115° N108° – N026° 145
6 Lardy Chamarande quarry 48°31'08”N 2°14'16”E N70° Changing from N020° to N100° N106° – N019° 140
7 Auvers-Saint-Georges Deschamps Est quarry 48°28'40”N 2°12'47”E N25° N060° N106° 135
8 Auvers-Saint-Georges Deschamps Ouest quarry 48°28'35”N 2°12'21”E N25° Changing from N005° to N115° N117° – N008° 130

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