Landslides triggered by Hurricane Mitch in Nicaragua

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Description We present an inventory of landslides and related downchannel effects triggered by the passage of Hurricane Mitch, October 21-31, 1998 in seven study areas in Nicaragua. The inventory was compiled from aerial photographs and field mapping. Most (perhaps
Originators Cannon, Susan H.; Haller, Kathleen M.; Ekstrom, Ingrid; Schweig, Eugene S., III; Devoli, Graziella; Moore, David W.; Rafferty, Sharon A.; and Tarr, Arthur C.
Publication U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-412-A

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Label Definition
STYLE Type of ground failure
METHOD Mapping method