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23 December 2017
Villa Santa Lucia rock avalanche – images of the source zone
Images of the Villa Santa Lucia rock avalanche, inclduing prefailure views of the source and post failure views of the track, are now online
19 December 2017
The massive, catastrophic Villa Santa Lucia landslide in Chile: videos and images start to hint at the cause
It is now becoming clear that the Villa Santa Lucia landslide was caused by a massive failure of moraine 8 km upstream of the town
18 December 2017
Villa Santa Lucia: a deadly high mobility flow in Chile
On Saturday the village of Villa Santa Lucia in southern Chile was struck by a high mobility flow, killing at least 11 and leaving up to 15 people missing
27 July 2016
Landslides from the M=6.1 earthquake in the Atacama Desert on 25th July
On 25th July 2016 a M=6.1 earthquake in the Atacama Desert appears to have triggered large numbers of landslides in the hills near the town of El Salvador, 100 km from the epicentre
2 February 2016
Landslides in Chile Part 5: Water waves triggered by landslides and the Mentirosa Island Landslide complex
The Mentirosa Island landslide complex comprises four tsunamigenic soil-rock slides in Patagonia, Chile, with a combined volume of 8 million cubic metres.
27 January 2016
Landslides in Chile 4: The Punta Cola rock avalanche in Aysén Fjord
Triggered by the Mw 6.2 Aysén earthquake in Chile on 21 April 2007, the Punta Cola rock avalanche has a volume of 22.4 million cubic metres
21 January 2016
Landslides in Chile Part 3: the Meson Alto rock avalanche
The Meson Alto rock avalanche is a 4.5 cubic kilometre landslide located in a tributary of the Maipo Valley high in the Andes of Chile.
20 January 2016
Landslides in Chile Part 2: Las Cortaderas
High in the Andes in central Chile lies the Las Cortaderas Landslide complex, the most recent portion of which was triggered by an earthquake in 1958
17 January 2016
Landslides in Chile Part 1: Arauco
In September 2010 a M=8.8 earthquake struck Arauco in Chile. These landslides are part of our Newton Fund project on earthquake induced landslides in Chile.