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landslide

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

landslide

(Overwhelming support), noun conclusive, decisive, large, lopsided, many, overwhelming
Associated concepts: landslide political victory
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The county could be held liable if pedestrians were injured in or around a slope failure.
Our objective is to summarize the variety of slope failure processes that are active in Atlantic Canada, with examples of recent and/or significant events.
Incorporation of the hysteretic flow combined with the root strength has been shown to significantly affect the prediction time of slope failure.
Faults represent weaknesses in the rock and as such may facilitate slope failure.
Anywhere you have strong motion and steep terrain, you have extremely high risk of slope failure and landslides, and they can be extremely large," said Colin Stark, a geophysicists at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in New York.
If conditions continue, there is the possibility of what the DPW called "catastrophic slope failure.
1991, Reevaluation of slope failure volume estimates involving 3D computer graphics for the Fraser River delta front, British Columbia: Geological Survey of Canada, Current Research Part E, Paper 91-1E, p.
There is a scientific research on slope stability of the middle eocene rocks the result revealed slope failure occur base on slope structural geology (Yousif, 2000).
ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI : GEITA GOLD MINE EXPERIENCES PARTIAL SLOPE FAILURE IN
Dennis Mak, a senior engineer for the city, said slope failure would need to be dealt with before anyone could develop Cedillo's property.
Workshop in Dalian, China, in 1997 on seismic zonation and rain-induced slope failure with international participants from China, Korea and Japan.