earthflow


earthflow
оползень, обвал

Англо-русский гидрогеологический словарь. — Ташкент. . 1979.

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  • Earthflow — An earthflow (earth flow) is a downslope viscous flow of fine grained materials that have been saturated with water, and moves under the pull of gravity. They are an intermediate type of mass wasting that is between downhill creep and mudflow.… …   Wikipedia

  • earthflow —    The mass movement process, associated sediments (earthflow deposit), or resultant landform characterized by slow to rapid flow dominated by downslope movement of soil, rock, and mud (more than 50% of the particles are < 2 mm), and whether… …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • earthflow — ▪ geology       sheet or stream of soil and rock material saturated with water and flowing downslope under the pull of gravity; it represents the intermediate stage between creep and mudflow. Earthflows usually begin in a large basin on the upper …   Universalium

  • earthflow — /ˈɜθfloʊ/ (say erthfloh) noun an avalanche of loose surface material on the ground, made unstable, especially as a result of heavy rain …   Australian English dictionary

  • earthflow — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a landslide consisting of unconsolidated surface material that moves down a slope when saturated with water compare mudflow …   Useful english dictionary

  • mass movement — an organized effort by a large number of people, esp. those not forming part of the elite of a given society, to bring about pervasive changes in existing social, economic, or political institutions, frequently characterized by charismatic… …   Universalium

  • Slumgullion Pass — Infobox Mountain Pass Name = Slumgullion Pass Photo = Caption = Elevation = 11,530 ft. (3514m) Location = Colorado, USA Range = Coordinates = Topographic Traversed by = State Highway 149 Slumgullion Pass (el. 11,530 ft.) is a mountain pass in… …   Wikipedia

  • Landslide — This article is about the geological phenomenon. For other uses, see Landslide (disambiguation). Rockslide redirects here. For the comic book character, see Rockslide (comics). Computer simulation of a slump landslide in San Mateo County,… …   Wikipedia

  • Cripple Creek, Colorado — City of Cripple Creek, Colorado   City   Entering Cripple Creek …   Wikipedia

  • Leadville, Colorado — Leadville redirects here. For the town in Australia, see Leadville, New South Wales. City of Leadville, Colorado   City   Downtown Leadville …   Wikipedia

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