Debris-flow hazards in the Blue Ridge of Virginia by Paula Gori

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey in Denver, CO .

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Subjects:

  • Debris avalanches -- Virginia -- Madison County.,
  • Landslide hazard analysis -- Virginia -- Madison County.

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Other titlesDebris flow hazards in the Blue Ridge of Virginia.
StatementPaula L. Gori and William C. Burton.
SeriesU.S. Geological Survey fact sheet -- 159-96., Fact sheet (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 96-159.
ContributionsBurton, William C. 1952-, Geological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL18219366M

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Debris-Flow Hazards in the Blue Ridge of Virginia Numerous debris flows scarred the foothills of the Blue Ridge in Madison County, Virginia, after the devastating storm of June 27, These debris flows, which began on steep slopes, moved rapidly down channels in the fredjaillet.com by: 4.

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The June 27,storm in Madison County, Virginia produced debris flows and floods that devastated a small ( km2) area of the Blue Ridge in the eastern United States. Although similar debris-flow inducing storm events may return only approximately once every two thousand years to the same given locale.

Additional Physical Format: Gori, Paula. Debris-flow hazards in the Blue Ridge of Virginia 4 p. (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government. Debris-flow hazards in the Blue Ridge of Central Virginia. The June 27,storm in Madison County, Virginia produced debris flows and floods that devastated a small ( km 2) area of the Blue Ridge in the eastern United States.

The June 27,storm in Madison County, Virginia produced debris flows and floods that devastated a small ( km 2) area of the Blue Ridge in the eastern United States.

Although similar debris-flow inducing storm events may return only approximately once every two thousand years to Cited by: Debris-Flow Hazards in the Blue Ridge of Virginia The foothills of the Blue Ridge province in central Virginia are dot-ted with working farms along meandering rivers.

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Debris-Flow Hazards within the Appalachian Mountains of the Eastern United States. Fifty-one debris flows that occurred in the Appalachian region between and were documented by Michael Clark (Clark, ).

Figure 1 shows the distribution of these flows (also referred to as historical landslide events). Virginia’s deadliest natural disaster occurred on the night of August 19,when remnants of Hurricane Camille dumped over twenty-five inches of rain during a five-hour period along the Blue Ridge in central Virginia, triggering thousands of debris flows that killed people.

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Hundreds of debris flows were triggered on steep slopes and moved rapidly down mountain channels (Wieczorek et al., ~.

On the night of August 13, between PM, the first landslides were reported in Deep Gap, to the east of Boone, along the Blue Ridge Escarpment (Watauga Democrat, 19 Sept ;Greene, ). Jul 24,  · Wieczorek G F, Morgan B A (). Debris-Flow Hazards within the Appalachian Mountains of the Eastern United States.

Internal Report U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey. Fact Sheet –August Wieczorek G F, Morgan BA, Campbell RH () Debris-flow hazards in the Blue Ridge of central Virginia. DEBRIS-FLOW HAZARDS IN AREAS AFFECTED BY THE JUNE 27, STORM IN MADISON COUNTY, VIRGINIA by Morgan, B.A., Wieczorek, G.F., Campbell, R.H., and Gori, P.L.

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