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Notable Utah rock falls in the 1990s and 1980s (OFR-373)

Multihazard Studies

By: W. F. Case

This rock-fall history was compiled to help understand rock-fall hazards in Utah. The study of rock falls is important because they are the most common landslides in mountainous and hilly areas and they regularly impact humans. This compilations helps answer questions such as (1) When do rock falls occur?, (2) Where do rock falls occur?, (3) What does a rock fall damage?, and (4) What causes rock falls? This is a history of 53 events in Utah that were recorded between 1887 and 1999.

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Published: 2000
Pages: 11 p.
Location: Cache County, Carbon County, Duchesne County, Emery County, Grand County, Kane County, Morgan County, Salt Lake County, San Juan County, Sevier County, Utah County, Wasatch County, Washington County, and Weber County
Media Type: Paper Publication

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