21 January 2012

The ultimate compilation of the best landslide videos

Posted by dr-dave

For a while I have been meaning to put together a compilation of the best landslide videos available on the internet.  There is now a large number of these, so this will be a medium term project.  However, I thought I’d post the first set, and then add to it through time.

Needless to say, I welcome suggestions for videos that I have missed.

1. Drawdown landslides at the Condit Dam

See blog post here.

 

2. Rockfall at the Franz Joseph Glacier

See blog post here

 

3. Cliff collapse in Cornwall

See blog post here and update here

 

4. A pick-up truck being struck in Taiwan

See blog post here

 

5. Landslide in Uttarakhand, India

See blog post here

 

6. Landslide in Garwhal, India

See blog post here

 

7. Riverbank failure on the Mohawk River, USA

See blog post here

 

8. Intentionally-triggered rockfalls in Christchurch

See blog post here

 

9. Reconstructing the Po Shan landslide in Hong Kong

See blog post here

 

10. Landslide at Merano in Italy

See blog post here

 

11. Pulsing debris flow in Pakistan

See blog post here

 

12. A landslide impacts a road in South Korea

See blog post here

 

13. Amateur footage of landslides in South Korea

See blog post here

 

14. A debris flow in Northern Italy

See blog post here

Not embedded – see video here

 

15. Two views of the Dalhousie landslide in India

See the first blog post here

See the second blog post here

 

16. A lucky escape for an excavator driver in New Zealand

See the blog post here

I can’t embed this one – see the video here

 

17. A retrogressive landslide in Russia

See blog post here

Skip forward to the 5 minute 15 second point in the video:

 

18. Debris avalanche / Lahar on Mount Rainier

See blog post here

 

19. Two riverbank collapse videos

See blog post here