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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Causes_of_landslides

The causes of landslides are usually related to instabilities in slopes. It is usually possible to .... So why does rainfall trigger so many landslides? .... Landslides occur during earthquakes as a result of two separate but interconnected processes: ...

www.ga.gov.au/scientific-topics/hazards/landslide/basics/causes

Where do Landslides occur? ... In general, the factors which influence whether a landslide will occur typically include ... How these factors interrelate is important in understanding what causes landslides along with an understanding of the ...

people.uwec.edu/jolhm/eh2/rogge/causes.htm

While landslides are a naturally occurring environmental hazard they have ... When earthquakes occur on areas with steep slopes, many times the soil slips ...

www2.usgs.gov/faq/categories/9752/2605

A landslide is defined as the movement of a mass of rock, debris, or earth down a slope. Landslides are a type of "mass wasting," which denotes any down-slope movement of soil and rock under the direct ... How do landslides cause tsunamis ? Can major landslides and debris flows happen in all areas of the U.S.?

theconversation.com/explainer-why-do-landslides-happen-and-why-are-they-so-devastating-30808

Aug 22, 2014 ... Landslides don't attract the same media attention as more familiar geological hazards such as earthquakes and volcanoes. And yet they can be ...

landslides.usgs.gov/learn/ls101.php

The term landslide includes a wide range of ground movement, such as rock falls , deep failure of slopes, and shallow debris ... Where do Landslides Occur?

www.scientificamerican.com/article/sliding-science-how-are-landslides-caused

Feb 6, 2014 ... Landslides are powerful geologic events that happen suddenly and cause ... How does the size of the penny stack affect how it slides down the ...

www.empr.gov.bc.ca/Mining/Geoscience/SurficialGeology/Landslides/Pages/Wheredolandslidesoccur.aspx

Some areas of British Columbia are more susceptible to landslides than others ... Debris flows and torrents often occur in the humid west coast of Vancouver ...

file.dnr.wa.gov/publications/ger_fs_landslide_processes.pdf

slope that it rests on plays a large role in when landslides happen. Imagine trying to slide a large rock along a flat surface—it's very difficult because of the friction ...

www.pema.pa.gov/planningandpreparedness/readypa/Pages/Earthquakes-and-Landslides.aspx

Landslides and debris flows occur in all U.S. states. ... Hold earthquake drills with your family members so everyone knows what to do. Be prepared for ...