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Geology: Mass wasting examples

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First Nations of the Blackfoot and K’tunaxa tribes gave Turtle Mountain its iconic name, The Mountain that Moves. It has been said that they...

Frank Slide, the rock slide that occurred in 1903 named after the town it destroyed, was caused by frost wedge fissures that had enlarged fr...

"An aerial view of the amazing Crowsnest Pass in southern Alberta, Canada. See Turtle Mountain, site of the disastrous rockslide of 1903 in ...

Turtle Mountain, near Frank, Alberta. (Photo Credit: unknown)

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solifluction1. This web page is FULL of excellent examples of mass wasting and many videos of landslides in action.

13 Afghan landslide-affected villagers gather near tents outside Abi Barik village on May 5, 2014. (Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images) #

Massive Landslide Buries Remote Afghan Village

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5 The mud and rocks of the landslide, above Abi Barik village in Badakhshan province on May 5, 2014. (Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images) #

Massive Landslide Buries Remote Afghan Village

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An aerial view shows the site of the landslide that buried Abi Barik village on May 5, 2014. Hundreds of people were killed in a horrific la...

Massive Landslide Buries Remote Afghan Village

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Massive Landslide Buries Remote Afghan Village MAY 5, 2014 | 5 Last Friday, in Afghanistan's mountainous northeastern province of Badakhshan...

Massive Landslide Buries Remote Afghan Village

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Note also the lake building up on the left side of the landslide deposit.  This of course poses an additional threat, although the height of...

Ab Barak landslide. 6 MAY 2014 New photos of the Ab Barak landslide in Afghanistan Posted by dr-dave 7 Photographs of the Ab Barak landslide The Atlantic has a wonderful gallery of images of the Ab Barak landslide in Afghanistan. There are 22 images to choose from, including this fantastic overview of the whole landslide: From The Atlantic - (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) There is a great deal to note from this.

Landslide Types and Processes. entire usgs reort is attached

Land lip types

Alaska Earthquake March 27, 1964. Subsidence of the graben at the head of the Government Hill landslide in Anchorage tore apart an elementar...

Alaska Earthquake March 27, 1964. One of the scarps bounding the graben of the L Street landslide in Anchorage. The house was undercut by su...

Alaska Earthquake March 27, 1964. Damaged homes at the Turnagain Heights landslide area in Anchorage. Cover (middle photo), U.S. Geological ...

Alaska Earthquake March 27, 1964. The Turnagain Heights landslide in Anchorage occurred along a steep bluff fronting Knik Arm on Cook Inlet....

Alaska Earthquake March 27, 1964. A series of earthquake-triggered landslides in glacial deposits disrupted almost a mile of The Alaska Rail...