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24 October 2022

The Barry Arm landslide in Alaska: increased rates of movement

The Barry Arm landslide in Alaska: increased rates of movement in recent weeks has led to new warnings to people on or near to the fjords in the area.

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23 September 2022

The 17 September 2022 rock avalanche at Lamplugh Glacier in Alaska

On 17 September 2022 a large rock avalanche developed from the collapse of a rock slope at Lamplugh Glacier in Alaska

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3 August 2022

The 2 December 2020 Beach Road Landslide in Haines, Alaska

A new open access paper (Darrow et al. 2022) describes the 2 December 2020 Beach Road landslide in Haines, Alaska, which killed two people.

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26 July 2022

The risk of large rockslides at the port of Skagway in Alaska

Following three failures in the last few years, a new report highlights the risk of large rockslides at the port of Skagway in Alaska.

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9 May 2022

The Lowell Point landslide in Alaska

On Saturday 7 May 2022 a substantial landslide occurred near to Lowell Point, in the Seward area of Alaska in the USA.

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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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