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Causes of landslides


The causes of landslides are usually related to instabilities in slopes. It is usually possible to .... A: Diagram illustrating the resistance to, and causes of, movement in a slope system consistin...

Landslide Types and Processes - USGS Publications Warehouse


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 ...

Landslides - Diagram of Earthflow - Geology - About.com


Earthflow diagram, in the gallery of landslide photos.

Diagram landslide - Planat


The bottom of the landslide material which extends beyond the sliding surface and lies above the original surface of the ground is called the landslide toe or foot .

Evidence of Landslide : Photos, Diagrams & Topos : SummitPost


Apr 27, 2008 ... The path through Coire Dubh to An Gearanach skirts very close to this section of collapsed ground. Be careful in wet weather.

Landslides - University of Kentucky


Landslides are the downslope movement of rock, soil, or .... Landslide diagrams from the United States Geological Survey Landslide Fact Sheet FS2004-3072.

GSA Landslides - Geological Survey of Alabama


The steepest slope occurs at the main scarp (see rotational landslide diagram above). Contour lines will appear curved concave toward the direction of the slide.

Landslide Hazards in Oregon - Oregon Department of Geology and ...


Nov 12, 2008 ... Landslide diagrams modified from USGS Landslide Fact Sheet FS2004-3072. Photos — Translational slide: Johnson Creek, OR (Landslide ...

Mass movement (landslide) hazard | Otago Regional Council


The major types of landslide movement are shown in the following diagram, and are briefly described below (diagram and information sourced from the US ...

Landslide Sites and Areas of Landslide Susceptibility - Maine.gov


The landslide site mapping and risk factor analysis were done in 2008. ... Diagrams and descriptions modified from Varnes (1978), U.S.Geological Survey Fact ...

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Landslides Types of Landslide


Diagram by J. Appleby, R. Kilbourne, and T. Spittler after Varnes, 1978. ROCK SLIDE: A landslide involving bedrock in which the rock that moves remains ...

Landslides - Diagram of Rockfall - Geology - About.com


Diagram of a rockfall, in the gallery of landslide photos.

Landslides - Waikato Regional Council


Waikato landslides, Landslide types, What causes landslides, Managing .... Landslide Information Centre – has landslide information, photos, diagrams, ...