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9 March 2017

Chamba: an impressive set of landslide videos from Himachal Pradesh

Chamba

Three new videos have been posted on Youtube that show a dramatic landslide at Chamba in Himachal Pradesh, India, which apparently occurred on Monday

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20 February 2017

New landslide videos: San Bernadino National Forest, La Paz and the Big Sur

San Bernadino National Forest

San Bernadino National Forest landslide video One of a number of new landslide videos that have been published in the last few days comes from San Bernadino National Forest in Southern California, triggered by the latest in a procession of intense rainfall events in recent weeks.  This is a very impressive video of a large landslide in the Forest Falls area.  In many ways the most interesting aspect is the high …

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6 February 2017

Bova Marina – an interesting retaining wall failure video

Bova Marina

On Saturday the landslide induced collapse of a large retaining wall at Bova Marina in Italy was captured on video and posted to Youtube

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30 January 2017

A terrifying and tragic mudslide video from Arequipa in Peru

Arequipa

Dramatic footage has emerged of a mudflow on the Panamerican Sur highway in Arequipa in Peru that caused three people to lose their lives

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18 January 2017

The Mount Sulzer avalanches: the amazing video

Mount Sulzer avalanches

The fourth of the Mount Sulzer avalanches, which occurred in August 2016, was captured in a remarkable video by Luke Wassink, a National Park Ranger

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19 December 2016

Big French Creek: a high quality new landslide video

Big French Creek

Last week a rockslide on Highway 299W at Big French Creek in California was caught on video. The road remains closed as a result of the landslide

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7 December 2016

The Icy Bay landslide in Alaska: a nice video describing the link with glacial melting

Icy Bay landslide

. 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 …

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1 November 2016

Another novel way to manage rockfall hazard: blasting the slope with gunfire from a tank

gunfire

Authorities in Switzerland have hit upon a novel way to manage rockfall hazard by blasting it with heavy gunfire from a tank

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19 September 2016

A great new landslide video: Piz Cengalo

Piz Cengalo

A number of videos have been posted online show a large rock avalanche on Piz Cengalo in the Swiss Alps on 11th September

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2 September 2016

Uttarkhand and Siliguri: two new landslide videos from India

Siliguri

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

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