Mass Movement (Landslips and Slumps)Mass movement involves the downward movement of soil and rock under the assistance of gravity.
There are many forms of mass movement including soil creep, earthflow, slumps, landslips, landslides and rock avalanches. Although relatively infrequent in Tasmania, large mass movement events are dramatic, resulting in permanent loss of houses, roads and agricultural land.
Forms of mass movement include:
Contact: Land Management EnquiriesLand Management Enquiries
171 Westbury Road
PROSPECT TAS 7250
Phone: 03 6336 5293
Fax: 03 6336 5111
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