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7 February 2022

An unusual embankment failure near to Northampton

Google StreetView has imaged the aftermath of an unusual embankment failure near to Northampton at a warehouse construction site in the UK

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1 April 2021

Düzce Zonguldak: a spectacular retaining wall failure on a highway in Turkey

Düzce Zonguldak: on 26 March 2021 a spectacular retaining wall slope failure occurred on a highway in Turkey

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10 July 2018

Tekirdag Province, Turkey: a geotechnical failure caused a derailment, killing 24 people

On Sunday a comparatively small geotechnical failure triggered a train derailment in Turkey, killing 24. The accident serves to illustrate the need for vigilance on earthworks on the railway network.

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