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ON THE COVER: Catastrophic results of landsliding in Allegheny ::1 County. Note collapsing foundation in lower right foreground; this house has since had to be demolished. Home in upper part of photo shows exposed basement and ruined patio due to sliding of side yard and back of lot. Area between these two houses once was occupied by two additional homes destroyed by slide. Photo cour-tesy of ...

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According to the USGS publication, "Map of Susceptibility to Landsliding, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania" (Pomeroy & Davies, 1975), the steep slope of the Site may be susceptible to earth movement. This designation Is based on the steepness of the slope, dip of underlying bedrock, and bedrock types. No landslides have been mapped on the Site in this study. The bedrock in the area surrounding ...

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