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8 September 2021
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.
4 December 2020
On Wednesday 2 December 2020 a major landslide destroyed four houses in Haines, Alaska. Two residents of the slope are missing.
19 May 2020
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
15 May 2020
A team of scientists has identified a potentially massive (500 million cubic metre) rock slope failure above Barry Glacier in Alaska
8 April 2020
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
1 July 2019
The Alaska Volcano Observatory have released a new, high quality, three dimensional rendering of the Iliamna Volcano landslide on 20th June 2019
27 June 2019
A very large landslide occurred on the flanks of Mount Iliamna, a volcano located in Alaska, on 21st June 2019.
1 December 2018
First images of landslides triggered by the M=7.0 Alaska earthquake on 30th November 2018. Initial images show lateral spreads and rockfalls
10 September 2018
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
12 February 2018
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