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What is the difference between a landslide and an avalanche?

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A landslide involves the movement of large volumes of unstable earth down an incline (e.g. a hill or mountainside). It can be caused by a number of phenomena, including seismic activity (i.e. earthquakes), erosion, prolonged drought, rainfall (typically resulting in a specific subset of landslide called the mudslide), poor soil management, or other factors.

By contrast, an avalanche is the movement of large volumes of snow. It can be caused by vibrations from seismic activity or, in extreme situations, loud sounds as well as by any disruption to the snow (e.g. removing a portion of the snow with a snow plow).
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What is the difference between a mudflow and a landslide?

a mudflow is mud and a landslide is land and a landslide moves rapidly while a mudflow moves slower. Also the real answer is WATER! Water is the difference. That is because la

How are a landslide and an avalanche different or alike?

They are alike because they are both on mountains or cliffs and are coming down in a very large amount and a forceful motion. they are different because an avalanche is a larg