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Mass Movement

Landslides and avalanches may not be something we really think about unless we live in an area prone to them, but mass wasting can occur just about anywhere. If you recall from when we learned about the rock cycle, erosion is a powerful and continuous process.

Thumbnail:Ferguson Slide on California State Highway 140 along the Merced River. Image used with permission (CC BY 3.0; Eeekster).

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