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Unformatted text preview: vertically along the slope when it unfreezes - stop mass movements: install sensors on suspect terrain install drainage system to release groundwater make the surface impermeable La Conchita, CA Located along pacific coast highway Hills made up of weak shale and unconsolidated sediment Very steep terrain The site of many landslides over the years Human activity aggravated hazards Material flowed out at base, traveling farther then a slide because of fluid...
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- Spring '08