Thursday, December 6, 2007

Rutherford County Landslide

Home site embankment failure in the Peaks at Lake Lure
that mobilized into a debris flow during Hurricane Ivan.
Left: View looking upslope along track to initiation zone (red arrow).
Right: Logs and other woody debris within embankments do not contribute
to the long term stability of the embankment. Photos compliments North Carolina
Geological Survey

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