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Collazzone area | Landslide
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The hillslopes in the area around Collazzone are only gently inclined. However, they are highly susceptible to shallow landslides as the soils are characterized by a high content of clay, and are therefore easily mobilized in case of intense or prolonged rainfall. This photo shows a group of scientists extracting samples from a landslide scarp near the village of Ripaioli.

Monday 20 May 2013 by Martin Mergili in Europe / Italy (5378 visits)