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Q: 13. Liquefaction occurs when: a. water from a seiche washes away soil. b. flooding occurs as a secondary effect of an earthquake. c. ground motion causes loose, sandy soil to act like a fluid. d.
rivers are created at fault lines.
A: c. ground motion causes loose, sandy soil to act like a fluid............A state of 'soil liquefaction' occurs when the effective stress of a soil is reduced to essentially zero, which corresponds to a complete loss of shear strength.
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User: 13. Liquefaction occurs when: a. water from a seiche washes away soil. b. flooding occurs as a secondary effect of an earthquake. c. ground motion causes loose, sandy soil to act like a fluid. d. rivers are created at fault lines.

Weegy: c. ground motion causes loose, sandy soil to act like a fluid............A state of 'soil liquefaction' occurs when the effective stress of a soil is reduced to essentially zero, which corresponds to a complete loss of shear strength.
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