The Village of Arroumd in the High Atlas, Morocco (image) Geological Society of America Share Print E-Mail Caption This is the village of Arroumd in the High Atlas, Morocco. This village is built on one of the largest rock avalanche deposits in Africa, which was formed 4,500 years ago when the northwest face of Mount Aksoual (12835 ft/3912 m) collapsed. See related article by Hughes et al., http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/B30894.1. Credit Phillip D. Hughes et al. Usage Restrictions Credit to GSA Bulletin and Philip D. Hughes et al. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.