Marine Slides and Other Mass Movements (Nato Conference Series. IV, Marine Sciences, V. 6)

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Subjects:

  • Ocean Floor,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Earth Sciences - Oceanography,
  • Physics,
  • Science / Physics,
  • Congresses,
  • Landslides,
  • Marine sediments,
  • Mass wasting

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Book details

ContributionsSvend Saxov (Editor), J.K. Nieuwenhuis (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages353
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9821731M
ISBN 100306408880
ISBN 109780306408885

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3B). A block slide is a translational slide in which the moving mass consists of a single unit or a few closely related units that move downslope as a relatively coherent mass.

Mass Movements Mass movements (also called mass-wasting) is the down-slope movement of Regolith (loose uncemented mixture of soil and rock particles that covers the Earth's surface) by the force of gravity without the aid of a transporting medium such as water, ice, or wind.

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