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Landslides in the Nashville, Tennessee area, winter 1975

Miller, Robert A.

Landslides in the Nashville, Tennessee area, winter 1975

by Miller, Robert A.

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Published by State of Tennessee, Dept. of Conservation, Division of Geology in Nashville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tennessee,
  • Nashville metropolitan area.
    • Subjects:
    • Landslides -- Tennessee -- Nashville metropolitan area.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 15.

      Statementby Robert A. Miller and John D. Wiethe.
      SeriesEnvironmental geology series ; no. 3, Environmental geology series (Nashville, Tenn.) ;, no. 3.
      ContributionsWiethe, John D., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE599.U5 M54
      The Physical Object
      Pagination15 p. :
      Number of Pages15
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4930415M
      LC Control Number76357103

      Landslides are usually isolated events occurring without public warning. If you live in a landslide-prone area, be alert, particularly during periods of heavy rainfall or snowmelt or after a wildfire. If you see signs of a landslide or suspect a landslide may occur, you yourself must make the decision to evacuate. Landslides are classified by the type of material involved and the type of movement. Additional criteria are the rate of movement and the water content of the material; these two are commonly related. Movement rates range from inches over many years to many feet per second. Table 1 shows a basic classification of landslides.

      Used as a state-trooper outpost and, later, as faculty housing for the Tennessee School for the Blind, the mansion eventually fell into disrepair but was restored to house the Tennessee . Landslides are the most costly geo-hazard in the world, and they’re often the cause or the result of other hazards and disasters such as tsunamis, earthquakes, wildfires, and volcanic eruptions. Landslide Hazards, Risks, and Disasters makes a close and detailed examination of major mass movements and provides measures for more thorough and.

      Apr 12,  · We are guys from the Netherlands who did a roadtrip from New York to Key West - via Nashville, Memphis, New Orleans and more. After a few days in New York, we picked up a . Feb 27,  · Landslides are a serious geomorphological hazard in many of the world’s mountain regions (Keiler et al. ; Malet et al. ).In the European Alps, population and infrastructure growth provides the impetus for better understanding of the pattern of landsliding, triggers, and efforts required to reduce landslide vassilyk.com by:


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Landslides in the Nashville, Tennessee area, winter Nashville: State of Tennessee, Dept. of Conservation, Division of Geology, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Miller; John D Wiethe.

The Landslides in the Nashville high rainfall of the winter of resulted in serious flooding in Middle Tennessee, culminated by the near-record floods of March 11 A little known result of these rains, however, was the initiation of numerous landslides in south-central Davidson and north-central William­ son Counties.

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Clague. LANDSLIDES TRIGGERED BY EARTHQUAKES IN THE CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI VALLEY, TENNESSEE AND KENTUCKY C3 90° 36° - FIGURE 3.

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Total number of declared disasters: by State/Tribal Government and by Year. Tennessee Severe Storm And Straight-line Winds (DR) Incident period: October 26, Major Disaster Declaration declared on December 06, Mississippi Severe Storm, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding (DR). Telephone Books at the Tennessee State Library and Archives Some cities may be included in telephone books of counties and larger cities.

Not all cities. A rockslide shut down both directions of Interstate in Campbell County in Tennessee on Friday, and has spilled so much debris onto the roadway that it will likely be closed for weeks to vassilyk.com: Ada Carr.

What is a landslide and what causes one. A landslide is defined as the movement of a mass of rock, debris, or earth down a slope. Landslides are a type of "mass wasting," which denotes any down-slope movement of soil and rock under the direct influence of gravity.

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and became Tennessee’s first State Natural Area in Miller and Wiethe () have described how abnormally high rainfall culminated in near record floods during March 11–13, and initiated numerous colluvium landslides in the Otter Creek wa-tershed. The landslides studied were in treeless residential devel-opments.

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A landslide in just 2 mi. west of the current slide closed the interstate for three months and involved more dirt than rock.

The NCDOT said that 98 percent of the slide is made up of rock. Sinkholes in Tennessee: This article describes the location & type of sinkholes occurring in Tennessee and answers a homeowner question about worrisome building settlement, subsidence, and possibly unsafe conditions at a sinking house in western Tennessee near Reelfoot Lake in Lake County.

Sink Holes & Landslides: Visual Inspection Can Indicate Imminent or History of Certain Sinkholes or. A series of at least three tornadoes up to F2 intensity along with widespread damaging winds damaged or destroyed dozens of homes and buildings across Middle Tennessee, especially the Nashville metro area, causing millions of dollars in damage.

2 people were killed and 21. Landslide Mitigation – How to Reduce the Effects of Landslides: Vulnerability to landslide hazards is a function of location, type of human activity, use, and frequency of landslide events. The effects of landslides on people and structures can be lessened by total avoidance of landslide hazard areas or by restricting, prohibiting, or.

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