Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Soil Fall Landscape

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_2292

Synonym: Landslide landscape

This is a geological phenomenon in which the soil on a steep slope suddenly detaches from the mountain and slides due to gravity. They are common in regions with loess or loess-like soil. The scale and damage are generally lower than that of the rockslides.

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