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2. The movement of surface material caused by gravity, defines which of the following:

  • colluvium
  • Denudation
  • Mass Movement
  • Erosion

3. Floodplains are horizontal________________ adjacent to a channel built by______________.

  • alluvial landforms, sediment
  • swamp areas, water
  • high rise land, the deposition of material

4. Is a slump or a slid driven by shear movement?

  • Slid
  • slump

5. When referring to slope strength, strength defined as:

  • the ability to withstand stress and friction without deformation
  • the ability to resist deformation and fracture without significant failure
  • the ability to to withstand both normal and shear stress


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