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Clay readily absorb water. This absorbed water combined with the fine grained texture of the material makes clay a very slippery and mobile substance. Any material resting on clay can often be set in motion by rainfall or an earthquake shock, even on very gentle slopes.

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Solution processBy tomjerryAA 13/ what is the role of clay in mass wasting?Clay readily absorb water. This absorbed water combined with the fine grained texture of the material makes clay a very slippery and mobile substance. Any material resting on clay can often be set in motion by rainfall or an earthquake shock, even on very gentle slopes. 14/ in what way can moisture expedite mass wasting?Heavy rain15/ describe the process of rockfall?When loosened by weathering on a very steep slope, a rock fragment may simply be dislodged and fall, roll, or bounce down to the bottom of that se

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