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Mass wasting, also known as slope movement or mass movement, is the geomorphic process by which soil, sand, regolith, and rock move downslope typically ... More »

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Lecture #10: Mass Wasting. Mass wasting - is movement in which bed rock, rock debris, or soil moves downslope in bulk, or as a mass, because of the pull of ...

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Also, water can play a significant role in mass wasting, sometimes acting as the key component to a mass-wasting event, or serving as a lubricant within a mass ...

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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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Types of Mass Wasting. Rockfalls and rockslides. Rockfalls occur when pieces of rock break loose from a steep rock face or cliff. These result from the rock face ...

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Types of Mass Wasting. A rock fall are the fastest of all landslide types and occurs when a rock falls through the air until it comes to rest on the ground—not too ...

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Mass wasting definition, downhill movement of soil and rock fragments induced by gravity. See more.

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Mass movement, also called Mass Wasting, bulk movements of soil and rock debris down slopes in response to the pull of gravity, or the rapid or gradual sinking ...

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Mass Wasting. The downslope movement of rock, regolith, and soil under the direct influence of gravity. Gravity is the controlling force. Mass Wasting. Important  ...