It is debris or rock or mud moving down a steep slope It can go up to 100 mph!!! Can happen over a period of time or in a twinkle of an eye Rarely kill but can Happen any time but usually in the summer or winter The main driving force is gravity!!! • Lack of stability • Has to rain a lot • Shortness of water • Earthquakes, volcano eruptions, wildfires, or snow melting fast can trigger it • Where no vegetation is • Places where landslides already happen • Where channels are Yes it can, you can plant plants (most likely trees) to hold the ground and make it fertile Elements such as land, buildings, trees, and other things will go down with the slide People or animals could get injured or killed Landslides can sometimes bury or trap people Could be multiple landslides Before you need to know your land and protect your property During you need to get shelter After you need to check your surroundings and stay away from the landslide area "Consequences." tt.fn-koeln.de. Promoting Innovation, n.d. Web. 30 Jan. 2012. "Landslides and Debris flow." www.ready.gov. Fema, n.d. Web. 22 Jan. 2012. <www.ready.gov/landslides-debris-flow>. "Landslides and Mudslides." www.emergency.cdc.gov. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Jan. 2012. <http://emergency.cdc.gov/ciasters/landslides.asp>. Landslides Block way to Gangotri and Badrinath. Web. 1 Jan. <www.yoplr.com/blog/landslides-block-way-to-gangotri>. Landslides: Products of Opposing Forces: Heat vs. Gravity. Prod. Discovery Education. Discovery Education, 2000. Discovery Education. Web. 17 February 2012. <http://www.discoveryeducation.com/>. "Landslides." World Encyclopedia. Vol. 12. Chicago: World Book, Inc., 2009. Prinmaslandslide-site-7. Mass Wasting. Prod. Creative Adventures. Creative Adventures, 1998. Discovery Education. Web. 17 February 2012. <http://www.discoveryeducation.com/>. Mudslides." www.virtualclassroom.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Jan. 2012. <gvc04.virtualclassrooms.org/gvc04c03/mudslides/mudslides.htm>. Street in Astronia. www.usgs.gov. Web. 30 Jan. 2012. www.bing.com. Web. 1 Jan. <http://www.bing.com/images/search-landslides>. www.blogspot.com. Web. 30 Jan. 2012.