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Ground movements that vary in speed, depending on the slope’s gradient, the nature of the soil and what triggers it.
Sudden flow of mud along a slope; it occurs when torrential rains quickly saturate the soil.
Very slow, imperceptible movement of earth along a slope, caused mainly by alternating wet and dry periods.
The upper section of a sloping water-soaked terrain that collapses, forming a tongue of land the length of the slope.
Rock mass that suddenly detaches and falls from the top of a steep slope; it is caused by freeze-thaw action or by gravity.