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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 ...

Landslides Types of Landslide

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Types of Landslide: What kind of landslide is it? Describing Landslide Activity: How recently has the landslide been active? Confidence:Given all of the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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  ...

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.

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  ...

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.

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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 ...

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 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, ...