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Volume 7 Issue 10
October-2020
eISSN: 2349-5162

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JETIR2010103

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821-827

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LANDSLIDE HAZARD IN SHIMLA DISTRICT

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2349-5162

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"LANDSLIDE HAZARD IN SHIMLA DISTRICT", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 10, page no.821-827, October-2020, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2010103.pdf

Abstract

Shimla district situated in the Lesser Himalaya, receives heavy rainfall during the monsoon season. During rains the area experiences slope failures in the form of landslides. The landsides is a acute problem in the Shimla district and over the last few decades the number of landslides and subsidences have increased due to construction of roads and buildings over the vulnerable geological structure. The occurrences of landslides have continued to pose problems to the people of the area and communication system along the National Highway-22. A detailed study has been made by the author about landslide occurrences in the Shimla district. The results of the study regarding the causative factors and mechanism, together with the suitable preventive measures have been presented in this paper.

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Himalaya, landslide, subsidence, vulnerable.

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"LANDSLIDE HAZARD IN SHIMLA DISTRICT", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 10, page no. pp821-827, October-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2010103.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR2010103
Registration ID: 302040
Published In: Volume 7 | Issue 10 | Year October-2020
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Page No: 821-827
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"LANDSLIDE HAZARD IN SHIMLA DISTRICT", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 10, page no. pp821-827, October-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2010103.pdf




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