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Landslide classification

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In the following table shows a schematic landslide classification adopting the classification of Varnes 1978 and taking ...

Landslide Types and Processes - USGS Publications Repository

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Jan 9, 2013 ... Landslides in the United States occur in all 50 States. The primary regions of landslide occurrence and potential are the coastal and ...

Landslide Types - UK Geo-Hazards

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There are five kinematically distinct types of landslide identified by Varnes (1978) : a) Falls: A fall starts with the detachment of soil or rock from a steep slope ...

Types of Landslides

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Jul 26, 2013 ... The most common types of landslides are des- cribed below. These definitions are based mainly on the work of Varnes (1978). Falls. Falls are ...

What is a landslide? | Landslides at BGS | Shallow geohazards ...

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Only a small selection of the wide spectrum of landslide types that may develop in nature are shown here. An update to the Varnes classification has recently ...

Introduction to landslides Part 1: Types and causes

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Landslide types and causes. 4. Landslide definition. ○ Landslide is defined as the movement of a mass of rock, debris or earth down the slope, when the shear  ...

Landslide types - Waikato Regional Council

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Landslide describes the mass movement of earth down a slope. Flows. Flows vary in type of material and the speed they travel. Soil and rock can move by less  ...

Landslide Hazard Information - Causes, Pictures, Definition

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The information presented here provides an introductory primer on understanding basic scientific facts about landslides-the different types of landslides, how ...

Different types of landslides - Scottish Natural Heritage

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Jun 8, 2015 ... Different types of landslides. Landslides are a group of land forms created by the down slope movement of a mass of rock or soil due to gravity.

What are the different types of landslide hazard maps? What do they ...

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"Several kinds of maps are used to depict danger from landslides. These maps may be as simple as a map that uses the locations of old landslides to indicate ...

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What are the different types of landslides?

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Rate of movement: This ranges from very slow creep (millimetres/year) to extremely rapid (metres/second). Type of material: Landslides are composed of ...

Types of Landslides and Processes - Geology Cafe

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Types of Landslides and Associated Processes. Landslide is a general term used for a variety of landscape processes including slumps, rockfalls, avalanches, ...

Chapter 8 Landslides - San Diego State University Department of ...

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that gravity plays in moving material down slope. I then cover the various types of landslides, and then end this chapter by looking at two important case studies.