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Beginners guide to debris flows

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Author: Graeme
Date: 2018-01-12 20:42:00
Blog: Geology in the West Country


Debris Flows - a Classic Article There has been a lot about mud slides and debris flows in California lately. HERE is a wonderful essay from the New Yorker, written in 1988 by John McPhee, about the subject. It is over 15,000 words long but is a wonderful bit of intelligent reportage.  I recommend reading it with Google Maps open and searching all the road names. Open street view and look around.  If a place is beautiful all the time and dangerous part of the time is it still a good place to live? A Californian home hit by a mudslide - 2018

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