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At an average rate of movement of about 2 centimeters per year, Los Angeles
could be a western suburb of San Francisco (or San Francisco an eastern suburb
of Los Angeles) in some 25 million years. Earthquakes are produced by sudden ...
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.
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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