On 22 April 2021 a very large landslide occurred on the Great Whale River in Quebec, Canada. Images suggest that this landslide, which is about 4 km long, was a quick clay slide.
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A high resolution satellite image has now been captured by Planet Labs of the Gjerdrum quick clay landslide in Norway
The scale of the Gjerdrum landslide: NGI have released a helicopter video that shows the staggering extent of the quick clay failure.
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 Canadian Geological Survey has published an excellent graphic showing historical landslides that have resulted in fatalities in Canada
Protecting the rescuers – a disastrous double landslide at Cihanjuang in Indonesia and a lucky escape in Italy
Cihanjuang, Indonesia & Bolzano, Italy: a tragedy in which rescuers were killed by a second landslide and a lucky escape in a rock slope failure on a hotel