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25 October 2022

The Las Tejerías landslide disaster: Planet Labs imagery of the source of the flows

The Las Tejerías landslide disaster: Planet Labs imagery of the source of the flows shows multiple shallow slips

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18 October 2022

Las Tejerías: landslides in the upstream catchment

The Las Tejerías landslide disaster: helicopter footage shows multiple landslides in the catchment upstream of the town.

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12 October 2022

Las Tejerías: Planet Labs imagery starts to clarify the sequence of events

Las Tejerías: Planet Labs images have captured the aftermath of the landslide, which came down the channel from the north.

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15 August 2018

Amazon pirating water from neighboring Rio Orinoco

The Amazon River is slowly stealing a 40,000-square-kilometer (25,000-square-mile) drainage basin from the upper Orinoco River, according to new research suggesting this may not be the first time the world’s largest river has expanded its territory by poaching from a neighbor. The rare conjunction could help researchers understand how river systems evolve and how the Amazon Basin grew to dominate the South American continent.

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