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Rockfall

by StaceyShivers
Last updated 4 years ago

Discipline:
Science
Subject:
Other
Grade:
9

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Mass movement is the transfer of rock and soil down slope due to gravity

Mass Movements

Rockfalls:Occur when rock or rock fragments fall freely through the air

Rocks, builders, pebbles, and dirt loosened by freezing, weathering, and other forces, simply fall downward, until they hit something that stops their descent

"rockfall is the natural downward motion of a detached block or series of blocks with a small volume involving free falling, bouncing, rolling, and sliding".


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