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Fundamentals of Physical Geography

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James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536

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2nd Edition
James Petersen
ISBN: 9781133606536
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What are some ways by which mass wasting hazards can be reduced?

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The methods that can be applied to reduce the hazards of mass wasting.

Explanation

Mass wasting is a term that is used to denote to the downslope movement of surface materials under the influence of gravity. It is also known as mass movement. On sloping surfaces, gravity encourages the soil, rock, and sediments to move downhill.

Several methods can be adopted to reduce the hazards of mass wasting. It includes the following:

  1. 1. The restrictions of construction on areas that are characterized by steep and slide-prone slopes...

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