Mass Wastin'

Joe Chrostek

Creeping

Long term gradual downhill slope movement.

Landslides

Sudden movement of large amounts of earth down a mountain.

Falls

simplest form of mass wasting. small amounts of rock fall a short distance.

MudFlows

Dirt gets wet. Mud runs down that can't be absorbed.

Slump

Slope failure. concave. falls and rotates forward.

Flows

slope becomes unstable, fast in certain parts and some slow parts

Earthflows

portion of wet dirt falls downhill.