A landslide, also known as a landslip, is a form of mass wasting that includes a
wide range of ground movements, such as rockfalls, deep failure of slopes, and
shallow debris flows. Landslides can o...
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areas in Australia which are known to be landslide prone include ... Landslides
occur regularly in a variety of landscapes across every Australian State and
Mar 24, 2014 ... While a landslide can theoretically occur anywhere there is elevated ... one that
has occurred and ... another that most likely can occur — a ...
Some areas of British Columbia are more susceptible to landslides than others ...
The sedimentary rocks of the Skeena Mountains are the most prone to large ...
Landslides occur when masses of rock, earth, or debris move down a slope. ...
Mudslides usually start on steep slopes and can be activated by natural disasters
Aug 22, 2014 ... Explainer: why do landslides happen and why are they so devastating? ...
intense rainfall and large earthquakes tend to be most prone to this ...
Worldwide, landslides occur and cause thousands of casualties and billions ...
The most common types of landslides are described and illustrated at right. ... US
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Apr 7, 2015 ... Thousands of landslides occur every year in Canada, but most are small. They
occur in all ... of Quebec and Ontario. Large landslides are less common,
occurring only about once every 10 years in Canada. ... What to do:.
They can occur on any terrain given the right conditions of soil, moisture, and the
... Perhaps the most common reminders of landslide risks are those "Watch For ...
increase, so does the likelihood of building in areas susceptible to landslides.
Mar 28, 2014 ... In U.S., Mudslides Common, But Usually Few Deaths. Facebook ... When and
where did the biggest landslide/mudslide occur? The largest ...