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Ali Hamza
Ali Hamza
Mechanical
24 Jan 2019

What are the different types of Land slides??

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 The two major types of slides are 1.rotational slides

 2. Translational slides.

Types of Landslides

Falls

Topples

 Flows

Debris flow

Debris Avalanche

 Earthflow 

Mudflow

 Creep

 Lateral Spread

Land slide causes

Geological Causes

Weak or sensitive materials

Weathered materials

Sheared, jointed, or fissured materials

Adversely oriented discontinuity (bedding, schistosity, fault, unconformity, contact, and so forth) Contrast in permeability and/or stiffness of materials. 

Morphological Causes 

Tectonic or volcanic uplift

Glacial rebound

Fluvial, wave, or glacial erosion of slope toe or lateral margins

Subterranean erosion (solution, piping)

Deposition loading slope or its crest

Vegetation removal (by fire, drought)

Thawing

Freeze-and-thaw weathering

Shrink-and-swell weathering