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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.
The scale of the Gjerdrum landslide: NGI have released a helicopter video that shows the staggering extent of the quick clay failure.
The remarkable video of a landslide at Alta in Norway yesterday is probably the finest recording of a quick clay landslide to date.
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
Most of us who work with landslides have on occasions had to work on drilling – dangerous, dirty, difficult to deal with – and that’s just the drillers! One of the most difficult problems is knowing where the drilling head is actually going. In this context there is an extraordinary story that I found through GeoPractNet, on a The Local, a Swedish news site, from 11th December: Driver in shock …