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With Rock Falls, I understand that a Rock Fall is large rock blocks that fall to earth from a cliff. But what is considered to be a rock fall. Meaning, does it only take one rock block to fall to be considered a rock fall or is there a certain amount that must be included to be considered a rock fall?
-- Tina Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org), April 19, 2001
In the book it states that a rock fall is newely detached individual blocks plummet suddenly in free fall from a cliff or steep mountain side, it also says that the evidence for the orgin of rockfall is clear from the blocks in a rocky accumulation at the foot of a steep bedrock cliff.
-- charlie zambito (email@example.com), April 23, 2001.