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5 May 2015
Satellite imagery and on site reports suggest that the Langtang ice and rock avalanche occurred when a block freefell about 700 m before fragmenting to generate a blast of ice, rock and air.
29 April 2015
It is increasingly clear that landslides and avalanches have had a chilling impact in the Langtang area of Nepal during and after the Nepal earthquake
10 February 2014
Three new videos have been brought to my attention – one showing a slow avalanches in Italy and two rockslides, one on the coast and one in a quarry
29 January 2014
The Keystone Canyon avalanche, a very large snow and ice avalanche on the Richardson Highway in Alaska has blocked the road and impounded a lake
23 April 2013
A round up post of some new landslide videos and other resources
5 December 2010
Another excellent video of landslides in action has appeared on Youtube, this time showing the results of coastal erosion in Newfoundland, Canada. I don’t know much more about the location or the timing of the events – can anyone fill in the details? The video should be viewable here and embedded below: Whilst the house falling over the cliff at the start is undeniably dramatic, for me the most interest …