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Turnagain Heights landslide in Anchorage, Alaska

H. Bolton Seed

Turnagain Heights landslide in Anchorage, Alaska

by H. Bolton Seed

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Published by Dept. of Civil Engineering, Institute of Transportation and Traffic Engineering, University of California in [Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska,
  • Anchorage.
    • Subjects:
    • Landslides -- Alaska -- Anchorage.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby H. Bolton Seed and Stanley D. Wilson.
      ContributionsWilson, Stanley D., joint author., California. University. Soil Mechanics and Bituminous Materials Research Laboratory.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTA710 .S38
      The Physical Object
      Pagination37 l.
      Number of Pages37
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5563418M
      LC Control Number67064206

        Alaska's biggest city, Anchorage, suffered numerous landslides, destroying city blocks and neighborhoods. An estimated people were killed, most by tsunamis -- . Landslides - edited by John J. Clague August Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. Landslides. Edited by John J. Clague, Douglas Stead; The Turnagain Heights landslide, Anchorage, Alaska. Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers,

      Maps Showing Seismic Landslide Hazards in Anchorage, Alaska. Previous Studies. The destructive landslides triggered by the earth-quake were the subject of numerous articles and reports. Hansen () provided perhaps the most succinct overview and description of triggered landslides in the Anchorage area;. In , the Great Alaska earthquake caused most of the neighborhood of Turnagain Heights in Anchorage, Alaska, to slide down the bluff toward the ocean. More recently, the magnitude Nepal earthquake in April triggered thousands of landslides, blocking critical roads and trails to villages, and causing hundreds of fatalities.

      Turnagain Arm Summer Time Lapse Video () Turnagain Arm Driving Tour Winter () Turnagain Drive () Just south of Anchorage, the Seward Highway hugs the dramatic shorelines of Turnagain Arm, arguably one of the most beautiful stretches of highway in America. Damaged homes at the Turnagain Heights landslide area in Anchorage. A subsidence trough (or graben) formed at the head of the L Street landslide in Anchorage during the earthquake. The slide block, which is virtually unbroken ground to the left of the graben, moved to the left.


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Bolton Seed and Stanley D. Wilson Description of the Slide During the Alaskan earthquake of Ma ~number of major 1 2 slides occurred in the City of Anchorage. • The largest of these slides along the coastline in the Turnagain Heights I area.

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illus. 28 cm. Other contributors. The Turnagain Heights Landslide, Anchorage, Alaska. During the Alaska earthquake of Maa large landslide, involving a strip of coastline about 8,ft long and extending inland about ft, occurred in the Turnagain Heights area of Anchorage.

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75 homes were destroyed. Anchorage, Anchorage District, Cook Inlet Region, Alaska. Alaska Earthquake Ma Damaged homes at the Turnagain Heights landslide area in Turnagain Heights landslide in Anchorage.

Published in U.S. Geological Survey Circularcover photo. The Turnagain Heights landslide: an assessment using the electric-cone-penetration test. Authors: Updike, R.G. Publication Date: ; Publisher: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys ; Total Price: $; Ordering Info: Download below or please see our publication sales page for more information.

Quadrangle(s): Anchorage. Adjacent to the Turnagain Heights Landslide, Anchorage, Alaska By Randall G. Updike, Harold W. Olsen, Henry R. Schmoll, Yousif K. Kharaka, and Kenneth H. Stokoe, Ill Abstract New data are presented concerning the geologic and geotechnical conditions adjacent to the Turnagain Heights land­ slide, Anchorage, Alaska.

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Turnagain Heights Landslide, Anchorage, Alaska [LANDSLIDES] This slide shows the Turnagain Heights landslide in Anchorage. Seventy-five homes twisted, slumped, or collapsed when liquefaction of subsoils caused parts of the suburban bluff to move as much as 2, feet ( m) downward toward the bay forming a complex system of ridges and depressions.

Adjacent to the Turnagain Heights Landslide, Anchorage, Alaska By Randall G. Updike, Harold W. Olsen, Henry R. Schmoll, Yousif K. Kharaka, and Kenneth H. Stokoe, Ill Abstract New data are presented concerning the geologic and geotechnical conditions adjacent to the Turnagain Heights land- slide, Anchorage, Alaska.

These data were obtained from in. In the Turnagain Heights area of Anchorage, soil liquefaction (when the ground behaves like a liquid) triggered a landslide which moved parts of a suburban bluff 2, feet. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Geologic and geotechnical conditions adjacent to the Turnagain Heights landslide, Anchorage, Alaska by,Dept. of the Interior edition, in English. the turnagain heights landslide, anchorage, alaska. during the alaska earthquake of maa large landslide, involving a strip of coastline about 8,ft long and extending inland about ft, occurred in the turnagain heights area of anchorage.

soil conditions in the slide area are described and an analysis of the mechanics of the. Turnagain Heights Slide You are standing on the edge of the Turnagain Heights Slide, the largest and most destructive landslide in Anchorage.

Ninety seconds into the Good Friday Earthquake, an 8,foot strip of bluff, 1, feet wide began cracking apart into larger blocks which slid toward Cook Inlet.

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The epicenter of the magnitude quake was located in Prince William Sound, 80 miles east of Anchorage. The average rental price in Turnagain Heights is currently $2, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than % of the neighborhoods in Alaska.

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Damaged homes in the Turnagain Heights landslide area in Anchorage.You are standing on the edge of the Turnagain Heights Slide, the largest and most destructive landslide in Anchorage.

Ninety seconds into the Good Friday Earthquake, an 8,foot strip of bluff, 1, feet wide began cracking apart into larger blocks which slid toward Cook Inlet.