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null Mudflows and Earthflows, null Images
browse graphicThe slopes above streams and rivers are subjected to a variety of processes that cause them to recede and retreat from the river or stream channel. These processes, collectively called mass wasting, can be classified according to rapidity of movement and according to the type of materials that are transported.

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Event Description
Natural hazard event (tsunami, earthquake, volcanic eruption or other geological hazard) description, image thumbnails, map, links to metadata and details from the NGDC Hazards databases
Natural Hazards Image Database
Collection of damage and geological images resulting from natural hazards, specifically tsunamis, earthquakes, and volcanoes.
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Event epicenter and image locations
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Cite as: National Geophysical Data Center (2012): Natural Hazard Images Database (Event: null Mudflows and Earthflows, null). National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V5154F01 [access date]

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