landslide

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landslide

(Avalanche), noun accident, adversity, affliction, bad luck, calamity, casualty, catastrophe, disaster, emergency, hardship, infliction, misery, ravage, tragedy, trouble
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landslide

(Overwhelming support), noun conclusive, decisive, large, lopsided, many, overwhelming
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In addition, about %60, %35 and %15 of all risky zones are involved in Debris Avalanche landslide, Earth Flow landslide and Debris Flow, respectively.
In the stratigraphic section next to the right margin of the Quebrada La Hedionda (Figure 21), we can observe from base to top: 1) a lower debris avalanche deposits (at the road level, see the truck for scale); 2) in the middle a sequence of pyroclastic density currents (the layered part of the outcrop); and 3) an upper debris-avalanche deposit.
According to Fisk and his colleagues on the NRC committee, debris avalanches, lahars, and floods pose the most likley hazard at Mount Rainier.