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A walkover survey of a landslide on the A6024 at Little Hey, west Yorkshire

Jenkins, G.O.; Reeves, H.J.. 2004 A walkover survey of a landslide on the A6024 at Little Hey, west Yorkshire. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 17pp. (IR/04/181) (Unpublished)

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Abstract/Summary

A walk over field visit was carried out on the 30th November 2004 on a landslide (Little Hey landslide), which closed the A6024 between Holmfirth and Woodhead Reservoir, West Yorkshire. The landslide was classified as a shallow translational earth flow, 35 metres in length and 7 metres in width. The slide material consisted mainly of weathered mudstone from the Millstone Grit Group. The cause of the slope failure was probably the failure of a drainage culvert immediately behind the location of the landslide, introducing water into already saturated sediments following a wet summer.

Item Type: Publication - Report (UNSPECIFIED)
Programmes: BGS Programmes > Physical Hazards
Funders/Sponsors: British Geological Survey
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: This item has been internally reviewed but not externally peer-reviewed
Date made live: 22 Jan 2015 11:35 +0 (UTC)
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/509491

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