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16 September 2017
The largest landslide triggered by the Kaikoura earthquake was the valley-blocking Hapuku landslide, an impressive 2.7 km long rock avalanche
12 September 2017
A new paper (Coe et al. 2017) strongly suggests that the cluster of 24 rock avalanches since 1984 in S. Alaska may be associated with rock permafrost degradation
30 August 2017
Planet Labs satellite imagery is now available showing the aftermath of the Pizzo Cengalo rock avalanche in Switzerland, which killed eight people
25 August 2017
Planet Labs imagery has captured the enormous Pizzo Cengalo rock avalanche, which has left eight people missing in Switzerland, in motion
22 June 2017
Friends from NGU, NGI, IIT Kharagpurhttp://www.iitkgp.ac.in/ and WIHG have discovered a recent large rock avalanche in the Yumthang valley of Sikkim in northern India
21 June 2017
In the last 24 hours new images and video have emerged showing the Greenland landslide and the terrifying tsunami that it triggered.
8 June 2017
The 27 cubic kilometre Green Lake landslide in Fjordland, southern New Zealand – one of the largest known landslides on the surface of the Earth
28 March 2017
2017 International Summer School on Rockslides and Related Phenomena in the Kokomeren River Valley (Kyrgyzstan)
In August 2017 the International Summer School on Rockslides and Related Phenomena in the Kokomeren River Valley will once again be held in Kyrgyzstan
10 November 2016
Planet Labs have collected a very high quality satellite image of the Lamplugh Glacier / Glacier Bay landslide in Alaska last June
4 November 2016
The Norcia earthquake last weekend triggered the Nera River landslide, a 600,000 cubic metre rock slope failure that blocked the river
17 July 2016
A new satellite image and two new videos are available of the enormous Glacier Bay landslide in Alaska, which occurred a few weeks ago
3 July 2016
On Tuesday 28th June a 150 million tonne landslide, the Lamplugh Glacier rock avalanche, occurred in Alaska. This enormous landslide travelled 10 km across the ice.
11 April 2016
Chris Larsen from the Geophysical Institute of the University of Alaska Fairbanks has released a set of aerial images of last year’s Tyndall Glacier landslide and tsunami in Taan Fjord in Alaska. This was the largest historic landslide in North America.
24 February 2016
News reports in Nepal today suggest that a large, dry landslide occurred yesterday in the Annapurna region of Nepal. Was this a rock avalanche?
27 January 2016
Triggered by the Mw 6.2 Aysén earthquake in Chile on 21 April 2007, the Punta Cola rock avalanche has a volume of 22.4 million cubic metres
21 January 2016
The Meson Alto rock avalanche is a 4.5 cubic kilometre landslide located in a tributary of the Maipo Valley high in the Andes of Chile.
20 January 2016
High in the Andes in central Chile lies the Las Cortaderas Landslide complex, the most recent portion of which was triggered by an earthquake in 1958
2 January 2016
The Tyndall Glacier landslide in Alaska: the largest recorded non-volcanic landslide in North America
In October 2015 the 72 million cubic metre Tyndall Glacier landslide in Alaska generated a significant tsunami that swept down the Taan Fjord.
17 December 2015
Drew Brayshaw has tweeted images of a dramatic large rock avalanche that occurred on the flanks of Mount James Turner yesterday
9 November 2015
Big news on the Tonzang landslide in Burma – probably the largest non-seismic landslide for a decade?
Colin Stark & Goran Ekstrom have found the seismic record for the Tonzang landslide in Burma. At 395 million tonnes it may be the largest non-seismic landslide for a decade