Matching Articles"Geological Hazards" (Total 13)

  • The Williams' home at Tilt Cove, ca. 1910.
    Avalanches involve the rapid downslope movement of snow or ice, with or without sediment and rock.
  • The Williams' home at Tilt Cove, ca. 1910.
    Avalanches involve the rapid downslope movement of snow or ice, with or without sediment and rock.
  • Situated at the entrance to St. John's Harbour at the base of the steep slopes of Signal Hill, the Battery has experienced several fatal avalanches and rockfalls.
    The Battery lies under the slopes of Signal Hill in St. John's. Evidence indicates that rockfall is frequent in this area...
  • A beach and embankment along the shores of Chamberlains, Conception Bay. Taken shortly before a series of storms in 1992.
    A look at erosion along Newfoundland's coasts.
  • Table of the Costs of Newfoundland and Labrador's Geological Hazards
  • Estimating the cost of geological hazards is extremely difficult.
  • Flood risk zone maps have been prepared for sixteen communities in the province most prone to flooding.
  • This aerial view of Placentia shows a community built on a beach-ridge complex, very close to sea- level.
    Coastal Flooding--Natural Environment--Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Web
  • This aerial view of Placentia shows a community built on a beach-ridge complex, very close to sea- level.
    Coastal Flooding--Natural Environment--Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Web
  • Sinkholes are funnel-shaped depressions, or sinks, in the ground surface, commonly tens of metres in diameter.
    How sinkholes and other geological events impacet Newfoundland and Labrador's environment.
  • Situated below the steep slopes of Signal Hill in St. John's, the Battery, a small fishing community, has been the site of several fatal avalanches and rockfalls.
    Geological Hazards and Disasters Occurring in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • Debris path produced by landslide on Southside Rd., St. John's in September 1948.
    Landslides are the downslope movement of unconsolidated material under the influence of gravity.
  • Retaining wall constructed in Taylor's sub-division, Springdale at a cost of $286,000. The sub-division was built at the base of a highly fractured basalt cliff.
    Rockfalls are the downslope movement of loose rocks, either through free fall or by rolling.