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Geology: Mass wasting examples

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Over the weekend a number of reports came in about a crack in the earth showing up in the southern foothills of the Big Horn Mountains. A friend of ours,

Huge Crack In The Earth Opens Up In The Foothills Of The Bighorn Mountains[GALLERY]

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Over the weekend a number of reports came in about a crack in the earth showing up in the southern foothills of the Big Horn Mountains. A friend of ours,

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Huge Crack In The Earth Opens Up In The Foothills Of The Bighorn Mountains[GALLERY]

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Volume 45, Number 2 May 2013 The Early Miocene Markagunt Megabreccia UGS Releases New Interactive Geologic Map Energy News: Liquid-rich Shale Potential of the Uinta and Paradox Basins Geologic Maps As Art Glad You Asked: Can Rockfalls Cause Wildfires? GeoSights: Notch Peak—BIG Cliff, Millard County Teacher's Corner Survey News New Publications

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iron diagensis

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Landslides south of Zion National park

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earth flow

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Giant's Causeway: Geomorphology-->Predicting instability

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Deforestation- This landslide in El Salvador in 2001, was caused after severe deforestation weakened the land, so that when an earthquake struck, the landslide alone killed 585 people in one town.

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Frank Slide

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...

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Frank Slide

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...

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

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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.

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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) #

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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Figure 2. Table

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Landslide Types and Processes. entire usgs reort is attached

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Landslide Types and Processes

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Land lip types

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Alaska Earthquake March 27, 1964. Furrowed, slickensided clay ridge in the Turnagain Heights landslide in Anchorage. Ridge is about 20 feet ...

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