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Natural causes of landslides include: groundwater (pore water) pressure acting to destabilize the slope, loss or absence of vertical vegetative structure, soil nutrients, and soil structure, erosion of the toe of a slope by rivers or ocean waves weakening of a slope through saturation by snow melt, glaciers melting, or heavy rains earthquakes adding loads to barely stable slope, earthquake-caused liquefaction destabilizing slopes, and volcanic eruptions.
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Natural causes of landslides include: groundwater (pore water) pressure acting to destabilize the slope, loss or absence of vertical vegetative structure, soil nutrients, and soil structure, erosion of the toe of a slope by rivers or ocean waves weakening of a slope through saturation by snow melt, glaciers melting, or heavy rains earthquakes adding loads to barely stable slope, earthquake-caused liquefaction destabilizing slopes, and volcanic eruptions.

Natural causes of landslides include: groundwater (pore water) pressure acting to destabilize the slope, loss or absence of vertical vegetative structure, soil nutrients, and soil structure, erosion of the toe of a slope by rivers or ocean waves weakening of a slope through saturation by snow melt, glaciers melting, or heavy rains earthquakes adding loads to barely stable slope, earthquake-caused liquefaction destabilizing slopes, and volcanic eruptions.

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La Conchita where a major landslide occurred killing 10 people, and destroying dozens of homes,.

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Giant sink hole appeared right in the middle of the Russian town of Berezniki.

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04/15/2016 - Devastating landslide rips a Japanese mountain apart: Death toll rises to 41 after second earthquake destroys roads, bridges and homes
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Сильнейший дождь, прошедший некогда в Великобритании, привел к возникновению провалов в земле, разрушению как зданий, так и дорог.
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Сильнейший дождь, прошедший некогда в Великобритании, привел к возникновению провалов в земле, разрушению как зданий, так и дорог.
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Soil creep moves the fractured rock of the Hammond Formation down slope near Marathon, Texas. Creep is faster nearer the surface. The rock is not actually bent.

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Soil creep moves the fractured rock of the Hammond Forma-tion down slope near Marathon, TX. Creep is faster nearer the surface: the rock is not actually bent.

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