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Increasing Velocities Debris Flow Debris Slide — — Slump (Debris) — Rockslide
(Bedrock) "Landslides" /. The type of material at the start of movement is shown in
parentheses. Rates given are typical velocities for each type of movement.
As the names suggest, debris slides and debris falls behave similarly to
rockslides and rockfalls, except that they involve debris that moves as a coherent
mass (at least initially). A debris fall is a free-falling mass of debris. A debris slide
is a ...
M^ss wasting is the movement of a mass of debris (soil and loose rock fragments)
or bedrock toward the base of a slope. Movement can take place as flow, slip, or
fall. Gravity is the driving force. The component of gravitational force that ...
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Introduction to Physical Geology
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