Anatomy of a Landslide

Anatomy01

Although slides are not that common, one was discovered in early 2000 as a result of construction operations just north of Silver Creek’s Silver Ridge Court. January 2000.

Anatomy02

Hillside grass growing from winter rains.

Anatomy03

While construction of homes continues in the Bel Aire Collection, the slide continues movement. Obvious fracture line in the middle of photo. The entire right side of photo shows slide flow. March 2000.

Anatomy04

Another view of the same slide. March 2000.

Anatomy05

Geological studies begin. March 2000.

Anatomy06

Slide continues to flow. March 2000.

Anatomy07

Another view of the slide continuing to flow. March 2000.

Anatomy08

April 2000.

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