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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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