On 13 November 2019 a landslide affected a coastal area at Lokeburg in western Sweden. It appears that this was a quick clay landslide triggered by piling for a new beach house.
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On Thursday afternoon a quick clay landslide occurred at Asakveien in Norway, tragically killing three Lithuanian forestry workers
A spectacular and dramatic landslide at St-Luc-de-Vincennes in Quebec, Canada yesterday has the hallmarks of a quick clay slide
Sadly, it has been confirmed that the family reported missing in the landslide at Saint-Jude in Canada yesterday were killed in the basement of their house. Interestingly, the area of road on the north side of the slide looks like this (this view is looking north, effectively standing on the slide looking across at ground that did not move): Note the two large, very recent tarmac repairs extending right across …
Most people would probably not think of Norway as being hazard prone, but it does have two particular landslide issues. The first is that occasional large-scale failures occur on the walls of fjords. Given the height of these rock walls, these failures can be large and energetic, and sometimes trigger small scale tsunamis. The other is a strange type of failure known as a quick clay slide. Perhaps the best …
Yesterday afternoon a major landslide took out a highway bridge at Vestfold in Norway. This may be a quick clay landslide, and interestingly it appears that a bulldozer was working in the field below the bridge.
A new paper, Brooks (2013), has investigated a huge quick clay landslide in Canada. It concludes that it formed about 1100 years ago in response to an earthquake
In April 1978 an remarkable quick clay landslide was caught in action by two amateur cameramen. A large section of this video has now appeared online.
On 17th October an amazing quick clay type landslide occurred at Porto Chibatão in Manaus, Brazil. The slide was caught in action by a CCTV camera. This video is featured here. It is one of the most impressive landslide events every caught on camera,
The two important videos showing the Brumadinho tailings dam landslide allow some estimates to be made of the speed of the movement.