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11 April 2016

The Tyndall Glacier landslide: images from the University of Alaska Fairbanks

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.

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1 April 2016

Landslides in Art Part 25: Richard Humphrey

This 25th edition of the Landslides in Art series features Morning at Bluff Cove by the Californian landscape artist Richard Humphrey

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30 March 2016

Rockfall triggering on warm days in exfoliating landscapes

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

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20 March 2016

Chelan County: A landslide near Wenatchee triggers evacuations

Near to Wenatchee in Chelan County, Washington State a landslide has developed that is now threatening over 20 houses, ileading to evacuations.

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12 March 2016

Nasty dancing rocks: boulders in Glenwood Canyon

A new video from Glenwood Canyon in Colorado shows nasty dancing rocks – boulders rolling down a steep slope. The potential for damage is huge.

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29 February 2016

Elk City landslide: a very interesting video

On 18th February the Elk City landslide, a large rockslide, was captured on video by a transportation worker in Idaho, USA

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3 February 2016

New landslide videos: Aconcagua (again), Muothatal and Pacifica

Three new landslide videos, including a debris flow from Aconcagua, an earthflow from Muothatal in Switzerland and coastal erosion in Pacifica

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12 January 2016

A major rockslide on US2 near Wenatchee

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

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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.

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19 December 2015

Florence, Oregon: a fatal landslide triggered by intense rainfall

Early on Friday morning a landslide triggered by heavy rainfall killed a woman near to Florence in Oregon, NW USA

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15 December 2015

Tillamook in Oregon: crowd sourcing a landslide repair

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

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22 November 2015

Vasquez Canyon: a new landslide in Santa Clarita, California

In the last few days an interesting landslide has developed in Vasquez Canyon in California, destroying a road

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30 October 2015

The Big Horn Mountains landslide in Wyoming

In the last fortnight the Big Horn Mountains landslide had developed in Wyoming, creating an enormous canyon-like tension crack

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18 October 2015

Videos and images of the mudflows in the Tehachapi Mountains, California

Extreme rainfall on Thursday triggered mudflows in the Tehachapi Mountains of California. A number of videos caught the events as they developed, and there are some excellent galleries of images of the aftermath.

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13 October 2015

The Deep Lake landslide in Montana

The Deep Lake landslide in Montana is a giant prehistoric rockslide that has created a large lake in the Beartooth Mountains

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