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8 September 2021

The Pretty Rocks landslide in Denali National Park in Alaska

The movement rate of the Pretty Rocks landslide in Denali National Park in Alaska has dramatically increased this summer, leading to closure of the only road across the area.

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4 December 2020

Haines, Alaska: a major landslide leaves people missing

On Wednesday 2 December 2020 a major landslide destroyed four houses in Haines, Alaska. Two residents of the slope are missing.

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19 May 2020

A long run out landslide from Yudi Peak in Alaska

Helicopter company Alpine Air Alaska has posted to Facebook stunning images and a video of a long run out landslide from Yudi Peak in Alaska

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15 May 2020

A potential major rock slope failure above Barry Glacier in Alaska

A team of scientists has identified a potentially massive (500 million cubic metre) rock slope failure above Barry Glacier in Alaska

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8 April 2020

Denali Park Road: fascinating landslides in a subarctic mountain environment

More than 150 landslides have been identified along Denali Park Road in Denali National Park in Alaska, some of which are causing damage to the highway

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1 July 2019

Iliamna Volcano landslide: a new image from the Alaska Volcano Observatory

The Alaska Volcano Observatory have released a new, high quality, three dimensional rendering of the Iliamna Volcano landslide on 20th June 2019

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27 June 2019

Mount Iliamna: a large landslide in Alaska on 20th June 2019

A very large landslide occurred on the flanks of Mount Iliamna, a volcano located in Alaska, on 21st June 2019.

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1 December 2018

First images of slope failures triggered by the M=7.0 Alaska earthquake

First images of landslides triggered by the M=7.0 Alaska earthquake on 30th November 2018. Initial images show lateral spreads and rockfalls

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10 September 2018

Frozen debris lobes: an interesting hazard in Alaska

Frozen debris lobes: an interesting and significant hazard for the Dalton Highway in Alaska. Parts of the road are being realigned to manage the hazard

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12 February 2018

Juneau: a very large rockslope failure in Alaska in December 2016

A large rockslope failure occurred at Cowee Creek near to Juneau in Alaska in December 2016, inducing a 9 m high, 90 m wide displacement wave that travelled at least 13 km down the valley

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