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Mass wasting, also known as slope movement or mass movement, is the geomorphic process ... slope until heavy rain and resultant lubrication by the same rainwater facilitate the movement of the materials, causing a landslide to occur.

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Slower, long-duration types of mass wasting are associated with gradual, repetitive ... shaking of an already-unstable slope by seismic waves may cause it to fail.

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Mass wasting can be defined as a geomorphic process. A geomorphic process is a natural course of weathering, erosion and deposition that causes alteration ...

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Mass wasting or mass movement is the movement of a large mass of rock, soil and debris downward due to the pull of gravity. Learn about the process...

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Mass movement, also called Mass Wasting, bulk movements of soil and rock debris ... The types of mass movements caused by the above factors include: the  ...

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Mass movement or mass wasting is movements of masses of bodies of soil, bed ... Volcanic activity many times causes huge mudflows when the icy cover of a ...

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Mass wasting is a natural process, but it is influenced by roadway construction, removal of vegetation and the introduction of water to certain areas. Professor ...

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Slow mass wasting is the slow downhill motion of materials under the influence of ... There are two main causes for these expansion and contraction cycles.

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Mass-wasting is part of a continuum of erosional processes between weathering and stream transport. Mass-wasting causes regolith to move down-slope where ...