What kind of mass movements might be expected in areas underlain by limestone or dolomite, as in Florida?
Answer to relevant QuestionsSee Fig. 8.6. Your good friend has the opportunity to buy this riverside land in a beautiful canyon at good price. She wants to build a log cabin on the site. Knowing some geology, what should you tell her?Give an example of a submarine landslide (submarine slump).Is the amount of sediment removed from the land surface by erosion significant?Which stream, A or B, should have the highest velocity and erode the most if the other factors are equal?How does the discharge of a stream affect the amount of sediment that the stream can carry?
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