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7.14: Landforms from Erosion and Deposition by Gravity

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creep

creep

Exceptionally slow movement of soil downhill.
landslide

landslide

Rapid movement downslope of rock and debris under the influence of gravity.
mass wasting

mass wasting

The downslope movement of material due to gravity.
mudflow

mudflow

Saturated soil that flows down river channels.
slump

slump

Downslope slipping of a mass of soil or rock, generally along a curved surface.
talus slope

talus slope

A pile of angular rock fragments formed at the base of a cliff or mountain.

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