Categories of mass wasting processes

Categories of mass - The material involved – debris mud earth or rock The rate of the movement Fast or Slow The type of movement of the material

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Categories of mass wasting processes 1. Fall (free-fall of pieces) 2. Slide (material moves along a well-defined surface) 3. Flow (material moves as a viscous fluid) Generally each category is defined by
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Unformatted text preview: ? The material involved – debris, mud, earth, or rock ? The rate of the movement: Fast or Slow ? The type of movement of the material...
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