Mass Wasting

Jun 28th, 2015
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Since mass wasting is the subject that we're looking for, I decided to go to Fish Bukid because I thought it might be an ideal location for mass wasting. Fish Bukid is just a term used by fellow UPV students this refers to the hill beside the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences.

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Mass Wasting I. Definition The bulk movement of weathered and broken rock materials down slopes under the influence of gravity.II. Factors affecting mass movementsA. Gravity the force of gravity provides the energy that causes material to move downhill. Gravity is always acting!!B. Internal cohesion (strength) the characteristic property of a rock or soil that measures how well it resists being deformed or broken by forces such as gravity.1. Solid bedrock very strong, can form steep slopes andcliffsa. Fractures reduce rock strength and offer surfacesfor eas

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