Types of Mass Movement

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  • Created on: 03-06-16 16:07
Creep/Heave
Very Slow; Rock or Soil; Low water content
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Flow
Can be fast or slow; any material; High water content. (Mudflows, Rock Glaciers, Lahars, Avalanche)
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Fall
Fast; Rock or Soil; Low water content
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Translation Slide
Slow or Fast; Rock or Soil; Low water content (Block slide/Wedge slide) [Material maintains its shape]
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Rotation Slide/Slump
Slow; Rock or Soil; Low water content [Material internally rotates as it slides]
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Card 2

Front

Can be fast or slow; any material; High water content. (Mudflows, Rock Glaciers, Lahars, Avalanche)

Back

Flow

Card 3

Front

Fast; Rock or Soil; Low water content

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Slow or Fast; Rock or Soil; Low water content (Block slide/Wedge slide) [Material maintains its shape]

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Slow; Rock or Soil; Low water content [Material internally rotates as it slides]

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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