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Introduction to Mass movement and its types.

Mass movement is defined as the movement of Earth material by the force of gravity. In other words, it is the detachment of rock materials and their down-slope transportation. According to R.J Chorley: ”Mass movement is the detachment and downslope transport of soil and rock material under the influence of gravity. The sliding and flowing …