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22 March 2022
Scud Glacier: aerial images of the 2020 rock avalanche in British Columbia in Canada.
14 February 2022
Recent exceptionally heavy rainfall has triggered two large landslides in the Southern Alps of New Zealand.
19 November 2021
Images from Planet indicate that the 29 October 2021 Kameng Valley event was a probably a rock and ice avalanche that originated on a steep slope high in the mountains.
7 May 2021
Mount Kekachi: an interesting rock slope failure and rock avalanche in Japan on 6 May 2021. The runout distance was about 2 km
8 February 2021
The catastrophic landslide and flood in Chamoli in Uttarakhand: over the last 24 hours, using @Planet Labs and other images, we have crowd-sourced the sequence of events
21 January 2021
Mount Darwin: another recent rock avalanche in New Zealand, with a groovy runout pattern.
19 January 2021
A sensational Planet Labs SkySat high resolution satellite image of the Mount Silberhorn rock avalanche in New Zealand
2 January 2021
Mount Silberhorn – a large rockslide has occurred in the Southern Alps of New Zealand, close to Aoraki/Mount Cook, in the last few days
29 December 2020
Taku River: another very large landslide in British Columbia, Canada. A Facebook user, Darryl Keith Tait, has posted images and video of the aftermath of a huge rockslope failure.
14 December 2020
The Eureka Valley Landslide in Death Valley National Park: a new paper (Shaller et al. 2020) on a beautifully-preserved, ancient, long runout failure.
7 September 2020
On Saturday Brent Ward tweeted a fantastic set of aerial images of the Koidern landslide, in the Yukon of Canada.
20 April 2020
The Planet Labs images from the Salkantay landslide in Peru suggest that the rock avalanche behaved in ways that are quite surprising.
28 March 2020
On 28 June 2010 heavy rainfall triggered the 1 million cubic metre Guanling landslide in Guizhou, China, killing 99 people in two villages
16 March 2020
A new open access paper (Mergili et al. 2020), analyses the deadly 2017 Piz Cengalo rock avalanche and debris flow in Switzerland, which killed eight people
24 February 2020
The Kandersteg rock avalanche is a 1.2 cubic kilometre rockslide that occurred in Switzerland about 3,200 years ago, according to new research
6 February 2020
The Cerrillos Negros rock avalanche, one of a number in of such events in S. Peru, had a volume of 10 cubic kilometres and traveled for about 43 km
5 December 2019
Regular correspondent funkenbeachin has used ESA Sentinel multispectral satellite data to facilitate analysis of the Blackhawk rock avalanche
5 November 2019
The 5 km long ancient, earthquake triggered (?) Tagarma rock avalanche in the Pamir-western Himalayan syntaxis of the Tibetan Plateau
29 October 2019
Longitudinal ridges: a new study (Magnarini et al. 2019) of a massive landslide on Mars provides insights into the movement mechanisms of rock avalanches