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Term: Debris flow Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A sudden and destructive variety of landslide, in which loose material on a slope, with more than 50 percent of particles larger than sand size, is mobilized by saturation and flows down a channel or canyon  IPAPermafrost 

A type of mass movement where there is a downslope flow of a saturated mass of soil, sediment, and rock debris.  PhysicalGeography 

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