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Land and mudslides By: Justin H , Cassidy, Bonnie. This is a landslide in action!!. What is a mudslide or landslide?. It is debris or rock or mud moving down a steep slope It can go up to 100 mph!!! Can happen over a period of time or in a twinkle of an eye Rarely kill but can

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Land and mudslides by justin h cassidy bonnie

Land and mudslidesBy: Justin H, Cassidy, Bonnie


This is a landslide in action

This is a landslide in action!!


What is a mudslide or landslide

What is a mudslide or landslide?

  • It is debris or rock or mud moving down a steep slope

  • It can go up to 100 mph!!!

  • Can happen over a period of time or in a twinkle of an eye

  • Rarely kill but can

  • Happen any time but usually in the summer or winter

  • The main driving force is gravity!!!


Here is how it happens

Here is how it happens


Causes and concerns

Causes and concerns

  • Lack of stability

  • Has to rain a lot

  • Shortness of water

  • Earthquakes, volcano eruptions, wildfires, or snow melting fast can trigger it

  • Where no vegetation is

  • Places where landslides already happen

  • Where channels are


Can it be prevented

Can it be prevented?

  • Yes it can, you can plant plants (most likely trees) to hold the ground and make it fertile


What are some consequences of landslides

What are some consequences of landslides?

  • Elements such as land, buildings, trees, and other things will go down with the slide

  • People or animals could get injured or killed

  • Landslides can sometimes bury or trap people

  • Could be multiple landslides


Survival tips

Survival tips

  • Before you need to know your land and protect your property

  • During you need to get shelter

  • After you need to check your surroundings and stay away from the landslide area


Bibliography

Bibliography

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  • "Landslides and Mudslides." www.emergency.cdc.gov. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Jan. 2012. <http://emergency.cdc.gov/ciasters/landslides.asp>.

  • Landslides Block way to Gangotri and Badrinath. Web. 1 Jan. <www.yoplr.com/blog/landslides-block-way-to-gangotri>.

  • Landslides: Products of Opposing Forces: Heat vs. Gravity.  Prod. Discovery Education.  Discovery Education, 2000. Discovery Education. Web. 17 February 2012. <http://www.discoveryeducation.com/>.

  • "Landslides." World Encyclopedia. Vol. 12. Chicago: World Book, Inc., 2009. Prinmas-landslide-site-7.

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