This book contains the following chapters: Rockslides and avalanches: An introduction (Voight,B and Pariseau, WG); Albert Heim: Observations on landslides and releveance to modern interpretations (Hsue, KJ); Frank Rockslide, Alberta, Canada (Cruden, DM and Krahn, J); Lower Gros Ventre slide, Wyoming, USA (Voight,B); Madison Canyon rockslide, Montana USA (Hadley,JB); Little Tahoma peak rock falls and avalanches, Mount Rainier, Washington, USA (Fahnestock, RK); Sherman glacier rock avalanche, Alaska, USA (McSaveney, MJ); Hope rockslides, British Columbia, Canada (Mathews, WH and McTaggart,KC); Nevados Huascaran avalanches, Peru (Plafker,G and Ericksen,GE);Mayunmaria rockslide and debris flow, Peru (Kojan,E and Hutchinson, JN); Downie slide, Columbia River, British Columbia, Canada (Piteau, DR, Mylrea, FH and Blown, IG); Bearpaw Mountains rockslide, Montana, USA (Gucwa, PR and Kehle, RO); Heart Mountain fault and Absaroka volcanism, Wyoming and Montana, USA (Prostka, HJ); Dakota Group rockslides, Northern Front Range, Colorado, USA (Braddock, WA); Blackhawk landslide, California, USA (Johnson,B); Transported rocks of the Taconide Zone, eastern North America (Voight, B and Cady, WM); Submarine slides (Moore,DG); Gravitational creep of rock masses on slopes (Radbruch-Hall, DH); Incremental movement of a rockslide (Scott,RF); Simulation of slope creep (Emery, JJ).(continued on TRIS abstract no 319649. (TRRL)

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    Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company

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  • Publication Date: 1978

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  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 101 p.
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: 14A

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  • Accession Number: 00319608
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • ISBN: 0-444-41507-6
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 19 1981 12:00AM