Landslides and other mass movements along raods in sikkim and north bengal

  • Chopra B. R. 
Theme 3 Assessment of the Effectiveness of Corrective Measures in Relation to Geological Conditions and Types of Slope Movements Communications


This paper deals with instability and mass movements of hill slopes encountered along about 600 km of mountain roads constructed in part of North Bengal and Sikkim; the causes of slope failures and the remedial measures adopted, extent of their success and future approach to the problem are discussed.


Displacement Amplitude Hill Slope Remedial Measure Gully Erosion Deflection Wall 

Glissements et autres mouvements de terrain le long des routes en sikkim et bengale septentrional


Instabilité des pentes et les mouvements de terrain en montagne rencontrés pendant la construction des routes 600 km de longueur en Sikkim et Bengale Septentrional ont été étudiés. Les causes de leur genèse, les méthodes de consolidation utilisées et leur efficacité sont discutées.


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© International Association of Engineering Geology 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chopra B. R. 
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  1. 1.Ministry of TransportIndia

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