An engineering analysis of the May 1983 rock slope failure on Slide Mountain, Nevada
AuthorMitchell, Burke M.
Geological Sciences & Engineering
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On May 30, 1933 a rockslide occurred on the east side of Slide Mountain, Nevada. Toe heave and slide debris falling in Upper Price Lake caused it to overtop the earth dam at the east end of the lake and flow down Ophir Creek, destroying or damaging another small dam, roads, houses, and other property in its path.
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