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Image number: 2450
Feature : gullying
Grouping : gully
Discipline : geomorphology
Year : 2009
Locality : Maman Mobutu district
Country : D.R.Congo
Region - tribe : Kinshasa
Physiographic region : Inter Nsele-Inkisi
Notice : Gully at the Maman Mobutu district swallowed since 2004 more than fifty houses. Natural hazard, natural risk. As the gully is deepening, it also widens by secundary mass movements on the walls. Houses close to the gully will finally be taken into the gully by these mass movements
Reference : Moeyersons, Jan,   2009.    Image 2450.   In : Moeyersons, Jan : "African Geographic Pictures", http://webprod.africamuseum.be/collections/browsecollections/naturalsciences/earth/geopic