Characteristics of debris flows just downstream the initiation area on Punta Nera cliffs, Venetian Dolomites
The Piees de ra Mognes fan at the base of the Punta Nera cliffs, in the Venetian Dolomites (Italy), has been subject to debris flow activity for decades. Until recently, these debris flows never reached the National Road 51 on the valley bottom. Debris flows usually initiated at the base of an incised rocky channel in the Punta Nera cliffs where runoff is delivered to loose scree deposits of the fan. The main debris flow channel is strongly incised at the apex of the fan and splits into several minor channels at lower elevations. During the autumn 2014 and May 2016, two cliff collapses produced ...
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