Asked by: Eliecer Egiazaryan
asked in category: General Last Updated: 23rd February, 2020

What kind of mitigation was done after the La Conchita landslide?

Efforts to Mitigate
After the 1995 landslide, the town of La Conchita built a retaining wall at the foot of the hill. This is the only mitigation effort the town undertook.

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Thereof, what type of landslide was La Conchita?

Little or no newly failed material was involved in the landslide; rather, it consisted of a remobilization of the southeastern portion of the 1995 landslide deposit, involving about 200,000 m3 (250,000 yd3). The landslide area was approximately 350 m (1,150 ft) long and 80100 m (260330 ft) wide.

One may also ask, what is true of the 2005 La Conchita landslide? Introduction. On January 10, 2005, a landslide struck the community of La Conchita in Ventura County, California, destroying or seriously damaging 36 houses and killing 10 people. This was not the first destructive landslide to damage this community, nor is it likely to be the last.

Considering this, when was the La Conchita landslide?

January 10, 2005

What combination of factors led to the La Conchita debris flow?

Landslides can be initiated by rainfall, earthquakes, volcanic activity, changes in groundwater, disturbance and change of a slope by man-made construction activities, or any combination of these factors. Landslides can also occur underwater, causing tidal waves and damage to coastal areas.

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