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Q: Which sentence best describes mass movement? A. The movement of people from New Jersey to Ohio B. The downhill flow of soil and rock resulting from gravity C. The steady pace of air bouncing off a
mountain D. The downhill movement of animals due to heavy snow in their normal home
A: The sentence that best describes mass movement was b. [ the downhill flow of soil and rock resulting from gravity because the difinition of mass movement also known as mass wasting is the geomorphic process by which soil, sand, regolith, and rock move downslope typically as a mass, largely under the force of gravity, but frequently affected by water and water content as in submarine environments
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The sentence that best describes mass movement was b. [ the downhill flow of soil and rock resulting from gravity because the difinition of mass movement also known as mass wasting is the geomorphic process by which soil, sand, regolith, and rock move downslope typically as a mass, largely under the force of gravity, but frequently affected by water and water content as in submarine environments and mudslides.Types of mass wasting include creep, slides, flows, topples, and falls, each with its own characteristic features, and taking place over timescales from seconds to years.
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