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Text Where do landslides occur?

TLF ID M012558

This is an online resource about where landslides occur that contains two main sections. The first section, Where do landslides occur?, provides information about the types of landscapes that are prone to landslides, and landslide locations within Australia. The second section is located on the right-hand side of the screen and provides links to useful landslide-related resources. These include applications providing access to historical and geographical landslide information, publications and other relevant websites.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource may contribute to students attaining those elements of the year 8 geography achievement standard that refer to describing how environmental processes contribute to change in places and environments. The Landslide search link is particularly useful as it enables students to access details of past landslides, including causes and effects on the environment or community.
  • The resource may be of use for the Landscapes unit of study in year 8 geography. It has some relevance for the content description referring to the causes of geomorphic hazards. The section that provides information about how potential landslide sites reveal themselves is relevant as it describes the landscape features and conditions that contribute to a landslide.
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Learning area
  • Geography
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

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  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
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  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Commonwealth of Australia
  • Organization: Commonwealth of Australia
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  • Publisher
  • Name: Geoscience Australia
  • Organization: Geoscience Australia
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  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
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  • © Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia) 2012. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia licence