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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In May 1971 the Saint Jean Vianney landslide, a very large failure in a sensitive clay, destroyed 40 houses and killed 31 people in Canada
On 29th March 2016 the Renfrew County landslide occurred on the banks of the Bonnechere River near to Ottawa. This is a large (10 hectare) landslip.
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
A year or so ago I posted on an ongoing landslide at Cayton Bay in North Yorkshire, just an hour or so down the road from my base Durham. This landslide, which is no commonly called the Knipe Point landslide, was threatening 50 or so houses (see image below) – in the end three were demolished, although the rest are still under threat from the slide. Since my post the …