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.

~ by bigsurkate on June 27, 2017.

8 Responses to “Geological “Map” of Mud Creek”

  1. educational – thanks

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  2. It’s comforting to see that Roberts property is mostly away from the main activity (except for that dang Arlene’s Slide that compromises the driveway)!!

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  3. Looks like more material could come down if that’s what the dotted red lines above the actual slide are indicating. Thanks for this illustration and explanation.

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  4. as always you fill in the gaps and help keep us apprised of what’s going on. good info.

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  5. I do my best, but sometimes, I miss the mark.

    https://bigsurkate.blog

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  6. Who gets the toe?

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  7. LOL, good question…maybe Roberts as some of the land that slid is his??

    https://bigsurkate.blog

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  8. So just where will the slide material be moved?? Apparently it is “illegal” to push it down the slope now that all of the coast is a Marine Sanctuary. Imagine enough “Transfer Trucks” and trips that will be necessary to move the million++ cubic yards of rock etc,, and the damage to NF Road, or the southern route, to get it to a “proper” disposal site. It will take years, and $ millions more to accomplish the task. I do not think that the Sur can sustain itself without a through route on 1. But…

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