Create an account
fragments that fall from the free-face may accumulate at the base of the slope and for this
also known as a debris flow, a mixture of rock, soil, and organic matter that mixes with air and water to flow rapidly down slope
also known as slumps, the sliding occurs along a curved slip surface and tends to produce topographic benches that can be rotated and tilted int he upslope direction, common on soil slopes but can occur on some rock slopes, like shale
planar (occur along an inclined slip plane within a slope), common on rock slopes
a type of transitional slide, are very shallow slides in soil over rock that occur to the slope
used to hold back excavation on restricted sites, and is capable of resisting the pressures of earth and groundwater
a rapid downslope movement of snow and ice, sometimes with the addition of rock, soil, and trees
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together