Earthquake Glossary - lateral spread or flow

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  • lateral spread or flow

    Lateral spread or flow are terms referring to landslides that commonly form on gentle slopes and that have rapid fluid-like flow movement, like water.


    lateral spread or flow

    Liquefaction and lateral spreading occurred along the west side of Sunset Lake trailer park in Tumwater. (Photo courtesy of Geomatrix)