A landslide is the movement of a mass of rock, earth or debris down a slope.


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Une définition simple d'un glissement de terrain


Un glissement de terrain est la descente d'une masse de roche, de terre ou de débris le long d'un versant.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. M. Cruden
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  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonCanada

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