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James Petersen
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James Petersen
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FIGURE 12.37 A 1995 debris flow in La Conchita, California, destroyed several homes. Steep slopes consisting of weak, unstable sediments failed during a period of heavy rainfall.

Why might a specific site experience repeated slope failures over time?

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The reason why a specific site experiences repeated slope failures over time.

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One slope failure does not provide the conditions that are required for the future slope failure. Occasionally, fast downward movements of mass result in the formation of steep slopes...

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