View the step-by-step solution to:

Which of the following statements about the deadly Oso landslide is untrue?

Which of the following statements about the deadly Oso landslide is untrue?

Nova's Killer Landslides is a very real and informative overview of this event, which is the type of landslide that residents along the west coast of North America should expect. Be sure to read ALL the fine print and hire a geologist for consult BEFORE purchasing a home.

Select one:

a. This earth material came off the wall and travelled across the valley in 138 seconds 

b. The seismic signal of shaking during the event indicated 2 pulses of flow

c. Covered a 1-mile wide stretch of HWY 530

d. Debris and dirt in the 600 ft high slope spread for an entire mile across the valley

e. The sediments that rapidly slid downslope, destroying vehicles, roadways, and homes, were not saturated with water. 

Which of the following factors factor bear on the likelihood of a landslide?

Select one:

a. All of these

b. Slope steepness

c. Degree of weathering

d. Amount of water 

If a landslide on a slope blocks or dams a river, which feature will form near the toe of the slide soon thereafter?

Select one:

a. high ridges on the toe of the slide

b. a lake

c. an unconsolidated gaping chasm and scarp at the head of a landslide 

Top Answer

Sign up to view the full answer

Why Join Course Hero?

Course Hero has all the homework and study help you need to succeed! We’ve got course-specific notes, study guides, and practice tests along with expert tutors.


Educational Resources
  • -

    Study Documents

    Find the best study resources around, tagged to your specific courses. Share your own to gain free Course Hero access.

    Browse Documents
  • -

    Question & Answers

    Get one-on-one homework help from our expert tutors—available online 24/7. Ask your own questions or browse existing Q&A threads. Satisfaction guaranteed!

    Ask a Question
Ask a homework question - tutors are online