On Wednesday 2 December 2020 a major landslide destroyed four houses in Haines, Alaska. Two residents of the slope are missing.
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A team of scientists has identified a potentially massive (500 million cubic metre) rock slope failure above Barry Glacier in Alaska
The Alaska Volcano Observatory have released a new, high quality, three dimensional rendering of the Iliamna Volcano landslide on 20th June 2019
A very large landslide occurred on the flanks of Mount Iliamna, a volcano located in Alaska, on 21st June 2019.
First images of landslides triggered by the M=7.0 Alaska earthquake on 30th November 2018. Initial images show lateral spreads and rockfalls
Frozen debris lobes: an interesting and significant hazard for the Dalton Highway in Alaska. Parts of the road are being realigned to manage the hazard
A large rockslope failure occurred at Cowee Creek near to Juneau in Alaska in December 2016, inducing a 9 m high, 90 m wide displacement wave that travelled at least 13 km down the valley
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
. The Icy Bay landslide in Alaska A very nice video has been posted on Youtube describing the link between the giant Icy Bay landslide in Alaska in 2015 (this landslide is also variously known as the Taan Fjord landslide and the Tyndall Glacier landslide), which is the largest known recent landslide in North America, and the melting of the adjacent glacier. The video features Dr Michael Loso, physical scientist …