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28 February 2020

More information about the Salkantay landslide and mudflow

The Salkantay landslide was a wedge failure in the near-vertical rock mass. The mass fragmented on impact to form a rock/ice avalanche that transitioned to a mudflow.


2 May 2018

The 3 km long Ultar Glacier rock and ice avalanche – first satellite images

Planet Labs have now captured high quality imagery of the 3 km long Ultar Glacier rock and ice avalanche, which killed three people in northern Pakistan last month


10 April 2018

Karimabad, Pakistan: a dramatic rock and ice avalanche caught on video

On Monday a very large rock and ice avalanche occurred at Karimabad, in Hunza, northern Pakistan. This event, which claimed three lives, was caught on a dramatic video