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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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Formerly, the term mass wasting referred to a variety of processes by which large ... 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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There are several factors that influence mass wasting, but ultimately it is a battle between friction ... This can cause the surface layers to lose friction and slide.

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May 22, 2003 ... Mass wasting causes a section of roadway to fail at Redwood National Park. Geologists refer to the gravity driven down-slope movement of ...

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Frost wedging may also eventually loosen large blocks, causing them to fall. ... Debris flows are defined as mass‐wasting events in which turbulence occurs ...