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Landslides

Downslope movement of rock, soil, or artificial fill under the influences of gravity.
This category is also used for avalanches, debris avalanches, debris flows, rockfalls, slides (land), slumps, earth flows, and mudslides.
Subtopics:
Lahars (3 items)

Landslide maps (20 items)


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Landslide initiation locations in Nicaragua

We present an inventory of the initiation locations of landslides 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 95%

Landslides triggered by Hurricane Mitch in Nicaragua

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

Landslide initiation locations in Caquipec quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls21622.

Landslides in Caquipec quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

Landslide initiation locations in Castillo San Felipe quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls23622.

Landslides in Castillo San Felipe quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

Landslide initiation locations in Cerro Caral quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls23622.

Landslides in Cerro Caral quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

Landslide initiation locations in Cobán quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls21623.

Landslides in Cobán quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

Landslide initiation locations in Entre Ríos quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls23622.

Landslides in Entre Ríos quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

Landslide initiation locations in Gualán quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls23613.

Landslides in Gualán quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

Landslide initiation locations in Juyamá quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls23622.

Landslides in Juyamá quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

Landslide initiation locations in La Tinta quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls21614.

Landslides in La Tinta quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

Landslide initiation locations in La Unión quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls23604.

Landslides in La Unión quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

Landslide initiation locations in Los Amates quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls23611.

Landslides in Los Amates quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

Landslide initiation locations in Mariscos quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls23622.

Landslides in Mariscos quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

Landslide initiation locations in Morales quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls23622.

Landslides in Morales quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

Landslide initiation locations in Panzós quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls22622.

Landslides in Panzós quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

Landslide initiation locations in Pueblo Viejo quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls22611.

Landslides in Pueblo Viejo quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

Landslide initiation locations in Río Hondo quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls21623.

Landslides in Río Hondo quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

Landslide initiation locations in Senahú quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls22623.

Landslides in Senahú quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

Landslide initiation locations in Sierra de las Minas quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls23614.

Landslides in Sierra de las Minas quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

Landslide initiation locations in Tactic quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls21614.

Landslides in Tactic quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

Landslide initiation locations in Tucurú quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls21621.

Landslides in Tucurú quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

Landslide initiation locations in Zacapa quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains initiation location of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Locations were identified by manually selecting the upslope location of the landslides in the cover ls22601.

Landslides in Zacapa quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of landslides formed during Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides and related effects in and adjacent to downstream drainages. Most landslides were mapped using

Landslides triggered by Hurricane Mitch in El Salvador

This cover contains the outlines of landslides and debris flows caused by heavy rainfall associated with Hurricane Mitch in October-November 1998. The landslides and debris flows shown in this coverage were mapped using 1:40,00-scale and 1:15,000-scale b

Landslides in Alameda County, California, A Digital Database Extracted from Preliminary Photointerpretation Maps of Surficial Deposits by T.H. Nilsen in USGS Open-File Report 75-277

All or part of 25 7.5-minute quadrangles identifying 8465 Landslides largely slow-moving slides and earth flows in Alameda County, California, have been converted to a digital-map database, compiled at 1:24,000 scale and plotted at 1:62,500 scale, that ca

Map showing inventory and regional susceptibility for Holocene debris flows and related fast moving landslides in the conterminous United States: Raster data

Debris flows, debris avalanches, mud flows and lahars are fast-moving landslides that occur in a wide variety of environments throughout the world. They are particularly dangerous to life and property because they move quickly, destroy objects in their p

Map showing inventory and regional susceptibility for Holocene debris flows and related fast moving landslides in the conterminous United States: vector data

Debris flows, debris avalanches, mud flows and lahars are fast-moving landslides that occur in a wide variety of environments throughout the world. They are particularly dangerous to life and property because they move quickly, destroy objects in their p

Seismic Landslide Hazard for the City of Berkeley, California

This map describes the possible hazard from earthquake-induced landslides for the city of Berkeley, CA. The hazard depicted by this map was modeled for a scenario corresponding to an M=7.1 earthquake on the Hayward, CA fault. This scenario magnitude is

Seismic Landslide Hazard for the Cities of Oakland and Piedmont, California

This map describes the possible hazard from earthquake-induced landslides for the cities of Oakland and Piedmont, CA. The hazard depicted by this map was modeled for a scenario corresponding to an M=7.1 earthquake on the Hayward, CA fault. This scenario

Older landslides in Castillo San Felipe quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of recent landslides formed prior to Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides. Most landslides were mapped using 1:40,000-scale aerial photographs and a Kern PG-2 p

Older landslides in Cobán quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of recent landslides formed prior to Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides. Most landslides were mapped using 1:40,000-scale aerial photographs and a Kern PG-2 p

Older landslides in Entre Ríos quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of recent landslides formed prior to Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides. Most landslides were mapped using 1:40,000-scale aerial photographs and a Kern PG-2 p

Older landslides in La Tinta quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of recent landslides formed prior to Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides. Most landslides were mapped using 1:40,000-scale aerial photographs and a Kern PG-2 p

Older landslides in La Unión quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of recent landslides formed prior to Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides. Most landslides were mapped using 1:40,000-scale aerial photographs and a Kern PG-2 p

Older landslides in Panzós quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of recent landslides formed prior to Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides. Most landslides were mapped using 1:40,000-scale aerial photographs and a Kern PG-2 p

Older landslides in Pueblo Viejo quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of recent landslides formed prior to Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides. Most landslides were mapped using 1:40,000-scale aerial photographs and a Kern PG-2 p

Older landslides in Río Hondo quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of recent landslides formed prior to Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides. Most landslides were mapped using 1:40,000-scale aerial photographs and a Kern PG-2 p

Younger landslides in Río Hondo quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines landslides formed after Hurricane Mitch in September 1999. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides. Most landslides were mapped using 1:40,000-scale aerial photographs and a Kern PG-2 photogrammetric plotter

Older landslides in Senahú quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of recent landslides formed prior to Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides. Most landslides were mapped using 1:40,000-scale aerial photographs and a Kern PG-2 p

Older landslides in Sierra de las Minas quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of recent landslides formed prior to Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides. Most landslides were mapped using 1:40,000-scale aerial photographs and a Kern PG-2 p

Older landslides in Tactic quadrangle, Guatemala

This cover contains the outlines of recent landslides formed prior to Hurricane Mitch in October - November 1998. Jeffrey Coe and Robert Bucknam mapped the landslides. Most landslides were mapped using 1:40,000-scale aerial photographs and a Kern PG-2 p

Older landslides (before Hurricane Mitch) in El Salvador

This cover contains the outlines of selected landslides and debris flows that occurred prior to Hurricane Mitch in the areas where hurricane-induced landslides were mapped. The landslides and debris flows shown in this coverage were mapped using 1:40,00-

Inventory of landslides triggered by the 1994 Northridge, California earthquake

The 17 January 1994 Northridge, California, earthquake (M=6.7) triggered more than 11,000 landslides over an area of about 10,000 km². Most of the landslides were concentrated in a 1,000-km² area that includes the Santa Susana Mountains and the mountain

Digital Compilation of Landslide Overview Map of the Conterminous United States

This dataset consists of polygons enclosing areas of landslide incidence and susceptibility for the conterminous United States.

San Francisco Bay region landslide folio part C - Summary distribution of slides and earth flows in the San Francisco Bay region, California

The distribution of landslides evident in the landscape -- most of which are slumps, translational slides, and earth flows -- is of interest both for evaluation of hazard and risk and for use in further study of landslides. Future movement of such landsli

San Francisco Bay region landslide folio part D - Index to detailed maps of landslides in the San Francisco Bay region, California

A table keyed to 171 topographic quadrangles on a new 1:275,000-scale shaded-relief map speeds access to information on landslide locations in the ten-county San Francisco Bay region. Detailed maps showing individual landslides in nearly any area of inter

San Francisco Bay Region landslide folio part E - Map of debris-flow source areas in the San Francisco Bay region, California

This map identifies the principal areas in the San Francisco Bay region that are likely to produce debris flows, which are also called "mudslides." Debris flows that occur in the bay region are fast-moving downslope flows of mud that may include rocks,

San Francisco Bay Region Landslide Folio Part E - Map of debris-flow source areas in the San Francisco Bay region, California

These maps show, for emergency service managers in the San Francisco Bay region, the threshold rainfall that may be capable of triggering a level of debris-flow activity likely to threaten public safety. The maps are products of a continuing series of

Digital Compilation of "Preliminary Map of Landslide Deposits in Santa Cruz County, California, By Cooper-Clark and Associates, 1975": A Digital Map Database

A 1:62,500-scale black-and-white map identifying some 2,000 landslides of various types in Santa Cruz County, California, has been converted to a digital-map database that can be acquired from the U.S. Geological Survey over the Internet or on magnetic ta

Map showing alpine debris flows triggered by a July 28, 1999 thunderstorm in the central Front Range of Colorado: Debris-flow polygons

On July 28, 1999, about 480 debris flows were triggered by an afternoon thunderstorm along the Continental Divide in Clear Creek and Summit counties in the central Front Range of Colorado. This cover shows the outlines of debris-flow source areas, travel

Map showing alpine debris flows triggered by a July 28, 1999 thunderstorm in the central Front Range of Colorado: Debris-flow initiation points

On July 28, 1999, about 480 debris flows were triggered by an afternoon thunderstorm along the Continental Divide in Clear Creek and Summit counties in the central Front Range of Colorado. This cover shows the initiation locations of the debris flows. Jon

Map and map database of susceptibility to slope failure by sliding and earthflow in the Oakland area, California

Map data that predict the varying likelihood of landsliding can help public agencies make informed decisions on land use and zoning. This map, prepared in a geographic information system from a statistical model, estimates the relative likelihood of loca

Preliminary soil-slip susceptibility maps, southwestern California

This data set maps the soil-slip susceptibility for several areas in southwestern California. Created using Environmental Systems Research Institute's ARC/INFO software, the data base consists of raster maps containing grid cells coded with soil- slip su

Geologic map and digital database of the Redlands 7.5' quadrangle, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties, California

The Redlands 7.5' quadrangle is located in the southeastern margin of the San Bernardino Basin, an extensional region situated in a right-step-over zone within the San Andreas Fault system. The quadrangle is traversed by several important fault zones, in

Geologic map of the Palisade Quadrangle, Mesa County, Colorado

The Palisade 1:24,000 quadrangle is in Mesa County in western Colorado. Because the map area is dominated by various surficial deposits, the map depicts 22 different Quaternary units. Two prominent river terraces are present in the quadrangle containing g

Geologic map of the Rifle Falls quadrangle, Garfield County, Colorado

New 1:24,000-scale geologic map of the Rifle Falls 7.5' quadrangle, in support of the USGS Western Colorado I-70 Corridor Cooperative Geologic Mapping Project, provides new interpretations of the stratigraphy, structure, and geologic hazards in the area o

Generalized Surficial Geologic Map of the Denver 1°x2° Quadrangle, Colorado

Thirty-nine types of surficial geologic deposits and residual materials of Quaternary age are described and mapped in the greater Denver area, in part of the Front Range, and in the piedmont and plains east of Denver, Boulder, and Castle Rock. Description

Geologic map and map database of the Spreckels 7.5-minute quadrangle, Monterey County, California

This digital map database, compiled from previously published and unpublished data, and new mapping by the authors, represents the general distribution of bedrock and surficial deposits in the mapped area. Together with the accompanying text file (skmf.tx

Geologic Map of the Clifton Quadrangle, Mesa County, Colorado

1:24,000-scale geologic mapping in the Clifton 7.5' quadrangle, in support of the USGS Colorado River/I-70 Corridor Cooperative Geologic Mapping Project, provides interpretations of the Quaternary stratigraphy and geologic hazards in this area of the Gran

Geologic map of the Eagle quadrangle, Eagle County, Colorado

The Eagle quadrangle covers an area that straddles the Eagle River and Interstate 70 (I-70) and it includes the town of Eagle, Colo., which is located in the southwestern part of the quadrangle, just south of I-70 and the Eagle River, about 37 km west of

Geologic map of the Grand Junction quadrangle, Mesa County, Colorado

This 1:24,000-scale geologic map of the Grand Junction 7.5' quadrangle, in support of the USGS Western Colorado I-70 Corridor Cooperative Geologic Mapping Project, provides new interpretations of the stratigraphy, structure, and geologic hazards in the ar

Possible Costs Associated with Investigating and Mitigating Some Geologic Hazards in Rural Parts of San Mateo County, California

This publication addresses deep-seated landslide susceptibility, debris flow susceptibility, and other geologic hazards in rural parts of western San Mateo County. The report also estimates possible costs of investigating and mitigating the landslide haz

Heavy minerals from the Palos Verdes margin, southern California: Data and factor analysis

This metadata file accompanies a report about the results of a study of the heavy minerals in samples collected from beaches and seafloor locations in the Palos Verdes margin, south of the Los Angeles area, California. Samples were collected from 11 beac

Geologic map and digital database of the Yucaipa 7.5' quadrangle, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties, California

The Yucaipa 7.5' quadrangle is located at the southeastern margin of the San Bernardino Basin, an extensional region situated within a right-step-over zone between the San Jacinto and San Andreas Fault zones. The quadrangle is traversed by several faults