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31 January 2023

Palolo Valley: the boulder that came to tea

A great video has emerged of a boulder that crashed into a house in the Palolo Valley in Hawaii on Sunday 29 January 2023

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24 January 2023

A coastal cliff collapse at Blacks Beach, San Diego, California

On 20 January 2023 a large coastal cliff collapse at Blacks Beach, San Diego, California was captured on a truly amazing video.

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16 January 2023

A remarkable number of landslides in California

Since the start of 2023, California has been hit by a succession of major rainstorms. To date at least 402 landslides have been triggered.

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14 December 2022

Palos Verdes Estates: a coastal cliff landslide captured on video

On 9 December 2022 a landslide occurred on a cliff at Palos Verdes Estates in California. The failure was captured on video from a news helicopter.

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3 November 2022

Pierreville: an interesting landslide in Quebec, Canada

Pierreville: on 1 November 2022 an interesting landslide occurred on a riverbank in Quebec, Canada, destroying a road and threatening houses.

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24 October 2022

The Barry Arm landslide in Alaska: increased rates of movement

The Barry Arm landslide in Alaska: increased rates of movement in recent weeks has led to new warnings to people on or near to the fjords in the area.

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23 September 2022

The 17 September 2022 rock avalanche at Lamplugh Glacier in Alaska

On 17 September 2022 a large rock avalanche developed from the collapse of a rock slope at Lamplugh Glacier in Alaska

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21 September 2022

The 1 September 2022 rock avalanche on the Ecstall River in British Columbia, Canada

On 1 September 2022 a very large rock/ice avalanche occurred on the Ecstall River in British Columbia, Canada.

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21 July 2022

Mudflows at the site of the Pipeline Fire in Arizona

Last week, heavy rainfall triggered mudflows, captured on video, from the scar of the Pipeline Fire in Arizona

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30 June 2022

The Hallett Peak rockslide in Rocky Mountain National Park

On 28 June 2022 at about 4:30 p.m. a large rockslide occurred on the side of Hallett Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado.

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28 June 2022

Always fly with the window blinds up: the West Salt Creek landslide

Always fly with the window blinds up: images of the large 25 May 2014 West Salt Creek landslide in Colorado, USA

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9 June 2022

The Black Lake landslide at Thetford Mines in Quebec

In the last few days a video captured by a drone of the aftermath of the 2009 Black Lake rockslide at Thetford Mines in Quebec, Canada, has gone viral. 

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30 May 2022

Whitehorse escarpment, Yukon: a landslide caught on a monitoring camera

Whitehorse escarpment, Canada: on 28 May 2022 the Yukon Geological Survey recorded a significant landslide on a monitoring camera.

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22 March 2022

Scud Glacier: images of the 2020 rock avalanche in British Columbia

Scud Glacier: aerial images of the 2020 rock avalanche in British Columbia in Canada.

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24 December 2021

Spruce Tree House – extreme rockfall management

Spruce Tree House in Colorado – rockfall management of a natural arch that shelters a key archaeological site in Mesa Verde National Park

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13 December 2021

The failure of retaining walls

An interesting video discusses modes of failure of retaining walls

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22 November 2021

The British Columbia landslides and floods – new images of the impacts

Over the last few days new sets of images have been posted online of the enormous impact of the landslides that affected parts of British Columbia a week ago, caused by an exceptional rainfall event. 

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1 October 2021

Using InSAR to create a landslide inventory for the Pacific Northwest

A new paper in the journal Landslides presents a new inventory of slow-moving landslides for the Pacific Northwest, derived from InSAR. 617 active landslides that had not previously been identified were mapped.

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10 September 2021

Landslides from the 7 September 2021 M=7.1 Guerrero earthquake in Mexico

Images of landslides from the 7 September 2021 M=7.1 Guerrero earthquake in Mexico

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8 September 2021

The Pretty Rocks landslide in Denali National Park in Alaska

The movement rate of the Pretty Rocks landslide in Denali National Park in Alaska has dramatically increased this summer, leading to closure of the only road across the area.

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