Results of WSGS Landslide Susceptibility Study Available as map or interactive layer on Online Hazards Map
June 6, 2019
CHEYENNE: The Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS) released a new study on deep-seated landslide susceptibility in Wyoming. The results are available as either a published map—Open File Report 2019-7, available as a free download or as a hardcopy for purchase—or as a new interactive layer on the Wyoming Geologic Hazards Map.
Landslides are the downslope movement of rock and soil under gravity and occur when a slope becomes unstable. Although often complex, landslides are generally either shallow, composed of unconsolidated materials, or deep seated, which typically involve bedrock. Th...