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8 October 2020

Post wildfire mudslide potential in the Pacific West of the United States

A satellite image showing post wildfire mudslide potential in the Pacific West of the United States in winter 2020 – 2021

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26 March 2020

The Imom rockslide in Central Asia

The 15 million cubic metre Imom rockslide in Central Asia, one of a vast number of ancient giant landslides in this fascinating area

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14 January 2020

The Hope Slide in Canada: new images released by BC Highways

Last week, BC Highways released an archive of images taken in the immediate aftermath of the 48 million cubic metre 1965 Hope Slide in British Columbia, Canada

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5 December 2019

The Blackhawk rock avalanche – insights from imagery

Regular correspondent funkenbeachin has used ESA Sentinel multispectral satellite data to facilitate analysis of the Blackhawk rock avalanche

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15 November 2019

The Blackhawk landslide

The fascinating 9 km long, 300 million cubic metre, highly complex, ancient Blackhawk landslide in the Lucerne valley of California.

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5 July 2019

The Aizawl landslide: evidence from Google Earth of slope modification

Google Earth images suggest that the Aizawl landslide this week, which killed three people, occurred on a slope that had been cut during construction

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17 May 2019

Ordu: a major slump type landslide in Turkey

On Thursday 16th May a major slump type landslide occurred at Aybasti in Ordu in northern Turkey, destroying many houses in hillside village

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16 April 2019

Planet Labs Skysat image of the Hindalco tailings failure

Planet Labs have successfully acquired a high resolution SkySat image of the Hindalco Tailings failure in Muri, India, which occurred last week

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26 March 2019

NASA Earth Observatory imagery of the Chimanimani landslides in Zimbabwe

Yesterday NASA posted imagery of the Chimanimani landslides in Zimbabwe, triggered by Cyclone Idai. The images show multiple channelised debris flows.

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14 December 2018

The Nyixoi Chongco rock avalanche in Tibet

The Nyixoi Chongco rock avalanche; a spectacular, very large ancient landslide in a tectonically active area of the Tibetan Plateau

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