Geological “Map” of Mud Creek

Mud Creek Slide Anatomy_V5 (1)

I had to look “Head Scarp” up – Scarps, tension gashes, and lobes are features that identify active or recently active landslides (fig. 2). A scarp is a steep (nearly vertical) region of exposed soil and rock at the head of the landslide where the failure surface ruptures the ground surface. Here is an example:

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I will bring you up-to-date with the Hill Fire later this am.