Mass Movements and Human Responses

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Geography CAPS > Grade 11 CAPS > Geomorphology > Mass Movements and Human Responses

Concept of mass movements:

Introduction (Note the word landslide is used instead of mass movement)

MassMovementFactors

Kinds of mass movements:

Soil creep, Solifluction, landslides, rock falls and mud flows, and slumps, and
The impact of mass movements on people and the environment

MassWasting

Soil Creep:

Creep

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Solifluction:

solifluction1

solifluction2

Landslides:

landslide1

landslide2

 

Rock falls:

rockfall

rockfall2

Mud flows

mudflow

Slumps

slump

SlumpBlock

slump

Strategies to prevent or minimise the effects of mass movement:

South African case studies.

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