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Where is a rockfall most likely to occur? Drag the slider to see a rockfall susceptibility heat map.

We know steep rocky cliffs are vulnerable to rockfall, but how vulnerable? Due to pre-existing fractures in the bedrock, cliffs facing a certain direction are especially prone to generate rockfall. Here, a northwest facing cliff (in red) is highly susceptible to rockfall in Skagway, Alaska.