(redirected from Rock slide)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.
A downward slope movement of a potentially lethal mixture of water, rocks, and mud, triggered by earthquakes, volcanoes, or weather events
References in periodicals archive ?
aid to 500 families affected by the rock slide as part of the UAE?
He said the cause of the collapse had not been determined, but later told newspapers that a rock slide appeared to have hit the relatively new structure in the city, 220 miles north-west of Oslo.
He said that a rock slide appeared to have hit the relatively new structure.
The A5 road between Bethesda and Capel Curig has been closed after a rock slide (left) while engineers made sure there was no danger of a repeat (above) Pictures: GERALLT RADCLIFFE
And a rock slide at another big mine that has slowed production.
Among the flavors are "'Worms 'n Dirt," which features gummi worms "that slither in and out of a chocolate custard treat that includes Oreo crumbles"; "Monkey-in-the-Middle," a vanilla custard topped with a half banana and a ladle of strawberries "to fulfill the hunger in your 'monkey' of a kid"; "Kids Crunch," a vanilla custard covered in M&Ms, colored sprinkles, and crushed Oreos; and "Cookie Dough Rock Slide," featuring cookie dough, hot fudge, and peanut butter sauce in a vanilla custard base.
Black bears were almost unheard of in the Conejo Valley until 2004, when two of them were found in the Agoura Hills-Thousand Oaks area and another was killed by a rock slide near Malibu Creek State Park.
It operated successfully for 21 years as the lowest grade Cu-Mo mine in the world--terminating with a rock slide in 1990.
It is not always possible to distinguish a rock fall from a rock slide.
Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK) has cut fares between Seattle and several destinations in the Cascades by half following a rock slide that closed the US Interstate 90 road.
The woods habitat was primarily flat with rocks and trees, and the rock slide habitat was primarily bare rock and gravel with sparse grass clumps on steeper slopes with occasional trees and larger rocks.
The rock slide area is about a half-mile south of Triangle Lake.