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12 April 2016
On 29th March 2016 the Renfrew County landslide occurred on the banks of the Bonnechere River near to Ottawa. This is a large (10 hectare) landslip.
11 April 2016
Chris Larsen from the Geophysical Institute of the University of Alaska Fairbanks has released a set of aerial images of last year’s Tyndall Glacier landslide and tsunami in Taan Fjord in Alaska. This was the largest historic landslide in North America.
30 March 2016
In a new paper in Nature Geoscience, Collins and Stock (2016) have shown that thermal expansion can be a key factor in rockfall triggering in Yosemite
29 February 2016
On 18th February the Elk City landslide, a large rockslide, was captured on video by a transportation worker in Idaho, USA
3 February 2016
Three new landslide videos, including a debris flow from Aconcagua, an earthflow from Muothatal in Switzerland and coastal erosion in Pacifica
12 January 2016
A major rockslide has blocked US2 near to Wenatchee in Washington State, USA. The landslide appears to be a wedge failure in a jointed rock mass
2 January 2016
The Tyndall Glacier landslide in Alaska: the largest recorded non-volcanic landslide in North America
In October 2015 the 72 million cubic metre Tyndall Glacier landslide in Alaska generated a significant tsunami that swept down the Taan Fjord.
19 December 2015
Early on Friday morning a landslide triggered by heavy rainfall killed a woman near to Florence in Oregon, NW USA
17 December 2015
Drew Brayshaw has tweeted images of a dramatic large rock avalanche that occurred on the flanks of Mount James Turner yesterday
15 December 2015
Near to the town of Tillmook, Oregon a rainfall-triggered landslide has severely damaged a small community, who are trying to crowd fund a repair
14 December 2015
In the summer a permafrost mudslide caused the partial breach, caught on video, of a small lake near Fort McPherson in Canada.