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7 December 2016
. The Icy Bay landslide in Alaska A very nice video has been posted on Youtube describing the link between the giant Icy Bay landslide in Alaska in 2015 (this landslide is also variously known as the Taan Fjord landslide and the Tyndall Glacier landslide), which is the largest known recent landslide in North America, and the melting of the adjacent glacier. The video features Dr Michael Loso, physical scientist …
1 November 2016
Authorities in Switzerland have hit upon a novel way to manage rockfall hazard by blasting it with heavy gunfire from a tank
19 September 2016
A number of videos have been posted online show a large rock avalanche on Piz Cengalo in the Swiss Alps on 11th September
2 September 2016
Two new landslide videos from India have been posted this week on Youtube – one showing a large rockslide in Uttarakhand and the other a lucky escape from Siliguri
13 August 2016
Freshwater, Isle of Wight Isle of Wight Radio has a nice video, taken by a walker on the beach at Freshwater, of a cliff collapse event. The video was uploaded onto Facebook by Phil Baldwin, who was collecting fossils on the cliff face. ITV News has a nice report that provides more detail about what happened. Phil Baldwin has also uploaded some images of the aftermath of the landslide onto …
28 July 2016
A fantastic video has been posted on Youtube showing a very large debris flow in the Illgraben catchment in Canton Vallais, Switzerland.
17 July 2016
A new satellite image and two new videos are available of the enormous Glacier Bay landslide in Alaska, which occurred a few weeks ago
16 July 2016
A video has appeared on Youtube showing a very near miss between a landslide and a crowded bus in Ya’an City, Sichuan, China. Quick thinking by the driver avoided catastrophe
10 July 2016
Three good new landslide videos are available on Youtube, shot in Nagasaki (Japan), Uttarakhand (India) and in the mountains of Pakistan
16 June 2016
A new video on Youtube shows a massive landslide taking out a small truck on a mountain road in Peru. The circumstances are unclear.