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A downward slope movement of a potentially lethal mixture of water, rocks, and mud, triggered by earthquakes, volcanoes, or weather events
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Emplacement mechanisms of contrasting debris avalanches at Volcan Mombacho (Nicaragua), provided by structural and facies analysis.
In addition, about %60, %35 and %15 of all risky zones are involved in Debris Avalanche landslide, Earth Flow landslide and Debris Flow, respectively.
In the stratigraphic section next to the right margin of the Quebrada La Hedionda (Figure 21), we can observe from base to top: 1) a lower debris avalanche deposits (at the road level, see the truck for scale); 2) in the middle a sequence of pyroclastic density currents (the layered part of the outcrop); and 3) an upper debris-avalanche deposit.
As shown, the new Yungay settlement area is actually expending on deposits of the 1970 debris avalanche.
Este caso tambien podria calificarse como de tipo debris avalanche, termino que describe flujos de materiales debido al colapso parcial o total de laderas usualmente volcanicas, y que no necesariamente ocurren en condicion saturada (Alvarado et al.
Todavia se logran reconocer algunas lomas aisladas de la morfologia hummocky dejada por los depositos de debris avalanche.
La parte alta de la secuencia fue interpretada con base en la geologia de superficie y de pozos, como constituida por depositos de debris avalanche de menos de 24 m de espesor (IS-299) hacia el norte, y depositos lacustres hacia el sur con un espesor maximo de 68 m (IS-233).
Aspectos especificos: Se trata de un debris avalanche diluido a debris flow.
2) Strong denudational slopes, located towards east of Barva volcano, the drainage pattern is radial and parallel and the topography is abrupt and eroded, probably ancient, formed by a possible debris avalanche.
El flujo de pomez sobreyace de forma concordante a la Formacion Alcantaro y a la Formacion Rio Liberia (no se observo el contacto) y es sobreyacido disconformemente por las unidades de debris flow Guachipelin y debris avalanche del Rincon de la Vieja.