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Focus on Landslides

Focus on Landslides

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Published by Ginny
Looking at landslides causes, types and effects in Scotland and worldwide.
Looking at landslides causes, types and effects in Scotland and worldwide.

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Published by: Ginny on Sep 29, 2010
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Landslides Landslides Landslides Landslides 
By Ginny Ruadh(P7)
 
WHAT CAUSES LANDSLIDESWHAT CAUSES LANDSLIDESWHAT CAUSES LANDSLIDESWHAT CAUSES LANDSLIDES
Scientists have recently found out that air tides are responsible for causing landslides.
Heavy rainfall is the most common trigger mechanism.
 
LANDSLIDES:LANDSLIDES:LANDSLIDES:LANDSLIDES:HOW DO THEY MOVE ?HOW DO THEY MOVE ?HOW DO THEY MOVE ?HOW DO THEY MOVE ?
LandslidesLandslidesLandslidesLandslidesmove in different waysMudflowsMudflowsMudflowsMudflowsmove very fast usually afterlots of rain,CreepsCreepsCreepsCreepsmove slowly,Earth flowsEarth flowsEarth flowsEarth flowscollapses and envelophouses suddenly andRockslidesRockslidesRockslidesRockslidesdetachfrom a steep clifflike the one in the picture.
 
All landslides have one thing in common -they are unpredictable, can happen at any time and kill.

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