volume 9, issue 2, P219-224 1972
DOI: 10.1139/t72-021
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Abstract: Study of more than 100 post-glacial landslides of the slump variety in the plains of southern Alberta reveals that a remarkably high proportion (87%) has occurred on slopes of northerly, northeasterly, easterly, and southeasterly aspect. While lithologic and engineering properties of the Upper Cretaceous sediments and Pleistocene glacial mantle of this area undoubtedly have conditioned the geological behavior of the earth materials affected, it is here contended that microclimatic factors favoring the accumul…

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