Happens when rock and soil break loose from steep slopes


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Happens when rock and soil break loose from steep slopes













A thick mixture of sediments and













Occurs when loose material or rock layers slip downward as one large mass











Gets its name from the way sediments slowly creep down a hill

  • Gets its name from the way sediments slowly creep down a hill

  • especially common in areas where freezing and thawing occur (ice wedging)

  • as the ground freezes, small sediments are pushed up by expanding water in the soil

  • when the soil thaws, the sediments fall downhill

  • trees, utility poles and fence posts lean or slant downhill






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