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A landslide or landslip is a geological phenomenon which includes a wide range of ground movements, such as rockfalls, deep failure of slopes and shallow debris flows, which can occur in offshore, coastal and onshore environments. Although the action of gravity is the primary driving force for a landslide to occur, there are other contributing factors affecting the original slope stability.

Step 1: Causes

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• groundwater (pore water) pressure acting to destabilize the slope
• erosion of the toe of a slope by rivers or ocean waves
• earthquakes adding loads to barely stable slope
• volcanic eruptions
 
billbillt11 months ago

this is great!!... double plus good!...

I love articles like these that give you answers to questions you've given up trying to define. This is something my kids would ask me, and I genuinely wouldn't know the correct answer to.

abauer51 year ago
Caught in a landslide....
Orngrimm1 year ago
Some videos if a landside ongoing:
2010 Italy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R__3DYQCVnA
Unknown: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L12JeAz9YN0
2009 (?) Tennessee: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w40JgaKNihY
France, Cliffcollapse: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvSe27Ht-NY
kraftmatic1 year ago
Is there a way to activate a landslide with an Arduino?
I'm pretty sure they're native to Picaxe.
Maybe with a Picaxe you could try to locate a BeagleBone, which would trigger the landslide.