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2. What does the Mercalli scale measure?

  • intensity
  • magnitude

3. Landslides are common in destabilised areas; deforestation, illegal fires, terracing and abandoned road construction Dangerous;

  • Low velocity - 5 m/s Large volume - 20-100 m m3 material
  • Low velocity - 2 m/s Large volume - 2-10 m m3 material
  • High velocity - 10 m/s Large volume - 100-10 m m3 material
  • High velocity - 15 m/s Large volume - 50-1000 m m3 material

4. Eruptive style one consists of

  • effusive, low silica, divergent and hotspots
  • explosive, high silica, convergent

5. What is a Sturzstrom?

  • catastrophic tsunami triggered by earthquakes
  • catastrophic debris stream triggered by rock avalanches
  • catastrophic landslide triggered by earthquakes

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