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21 May 2016

New landslide video: the mobility of the Aranayake landslide

Aranayake landslide

A new video has appeared on Youtube showing the mobility of a small secondary failure at the site of the Aranayake landslide in Sri Lanka

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16 May 2016

New videos for Monday morning: an earth mover get caught in a landslide and a debris flow from the Himalayas

New videos for Monday morning: an earth mover get caught in a landslide and a debris flow from the Himalayas

Two new videos have appeared on Youtube, one showing an earthmover destroyed by a landslide and the other a Himalayan debris flow

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13 May 2016

New landslide videos from the last few days, including an impressive rockfall at Mont Granier

Mont Granier

Two new landslide videos have appeared on Youtube, including an impressive rockfall last weekend on Mont Granier in the French Prealps and a smaller collapse at Swimmer’s Delight in California

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2 May 2016

The location of the Kyrgyzstan loess landslide, as caught on that amazing video

Kyrgyzstan loess landslide

Using Google Earth it is possible to track down the location of the Kyrgyzstan loess landslide. This is an area with many similar landslides, some of which have also displayed high levels of mobility.

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1 May 2016

Do not miss this: video of a catastrophic landslide in loess in Kyrgyzstan

landslide in Kyrgyzstan

An astonishing video has appeared on Youtube showing a video in, I assume, loess in Kyrgyzstan a few days ago. The landslide killed a teenage boy.

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25 April 2016

Two new landslide videos: Espirito Santo, Brazil and an unknown site in SW China

Espirito Santo

Espirito Santo rock joint collapses There is an extraordinary video on Facebook showing massive collapses of sheeting joints in Espirito Santo Brazil.  I cannot embed the video, but really recommend that you take a look.  This is the moment of collapse: . The collapse occurred in Pancas County of Espirito Santo in an area of granite massifs. The video was posted by Heinrich Theodor Frank, who provides the following comment …

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7 April 2016

Five new landslide videos – two dashcam films from China, two rockfall films and a video from GNS about earthquake triggered failures

Manali

This post features 5 new landslide videos, including two dashcam videos from China, a terrifying rockfall video from Peru, a toppling failure from India & a feature on the GNS earthquake response

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31 March 2016

Pakistan: a highly destructive landslide caught on video

Pakistan

A new video has appeared on Youtube of a highly destructive landslide in Pakistan. The origins of the landslide are unclear, but the initial failure appears to trigger a larger slip on the lower slopes that dramatically destroy a number of houses.

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28 March 2016

A terrifying video of two coaches trapped by “shooting rocks” in Pakistan

Shooting rocks on the Karakorum Highway

A terrifying video has appeared on Youtube showing two buses trapped by “shooting rocks” on the Karakorum Highway in Pakistan

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27 March 2016

Remarkable new footage of the mudflow from the Samarco tailings dam failure in Brazil

Samarco tailings dam failure

A new video has appeared on Youtube showing the remarkable mudflow released by the Samarco Tailings dam failure in Brazil in 2015

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