Which is a simple way to classify landslides?
Indicate if they are small or large.
Combine the type of movement with the type of material involved.
Indicate the place where they occur.
There are no types of landslides as they have the same characteristics everywhere
Where do landslides occur?
In mountain and coastal regions
Only in the Earth's southern hemisphere.
Only in Europe and the United States.
Only in the Earth's northern hemisphere.
What are the consequences of landslides?
Landslides have only indirect consequences such as perturbations, disruptions of railway, road traffic etc...
Landslides have only direct consequences such as building or road damages.
Landslides have no consequences.
Landslides have direct (i.e. building or road damages) and indirect (e. g. perturbations, disruptions of railway, road traffic, other) consequences.
Where can I get maps on landslides?
The maps on landslides can be found in public authorities' offices, research agencies and scientific reviews, journal and books.
Maps on landslides are not available as they are a military secret.
Maps on landslides are not available as none exist.
Maps on landslides can be purchased at newsstands.
What is a landslide?
A rapid flow of snow down a slope.
A movement of a mass of rock, earth or debris down a slope due to gravity.
A shaking and vibration of the ground caused by sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust.
An opening in the earth, through which molten rock and gases are emitted.