A landslide, also known as a landslip, is a geological phenomenon that includes
a wide range of ground movements, such as rockfalls, deep failure of slopes, ...
USGS Landslide Hazards Program, responsible for monitoring, reporting, and
researching landslides and landslide hazards.
Landslides are rock, earth, or debris flows on slopes due to gravity. They can ...
Integral to the natural process of the earth's surface geology, landslides serve to ...
Each of these types of landslides
may involve rock, debris (mixed rock and soil) or earth (fine-grained material). Flows of very wet earth are called mudflows, and mudflows associated with volcanoes are called lahars. At the end are photos showing various efforts to c... More »
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Landslides occur in all U.S. states and territories and can be caused by a variety
of factors including earthquakes, storms, volcanic eruptions, fire and by human ...
Landslides in the United States occur in all 50 States. The primary regions of
landslide occurrence and potential are the coastal and mountainous areas of ...
Since the 1960's, the California Geological Survey (CGS) has produced
numerous maps that show landslide features and delineate potential slope-
Washington is one of the most landslide-prone states in the country, with
hundreds to thousands of events each year. The direct cost of landslide damage