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8 February 2022

Planet Labs imagery of the 31 January 2022 mudflow in the La Gasca suburb of Quito

New Planet Labs satellite imagery allows a better understanding of the deadly 31 January 2022 mudflow in the La Gasca suburb of Quito, Ecuador

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2 February 2022

The disastrous 31 January 2022 mudflow in the La Gasca suburb of Quito, Ecuador

The disastrous 31 January 2022 mudflow in the La Gasca suburb of Quito, Ecuador, which killed at least 24 people,

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18 February 2021

A GIS-based map of the Chunchi landslide in Ecuador

With thanks to @Angel_V_A for highlighting it, there is now a fantastic GIS-based map of the Chunchi landslide in Ecuador online

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16 February 2021

The very large Chunchi landslide in Ecuador

The unusual and very large, valley-blocking Chunchi landslide in Ecuador, which occurred on 12 February 2021

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21 July 2020

Rio Coca: a valley-blocking landslide in Ecuador caught on video

On 18 July 2020 a landslide occurred on the Rio Coca in Ecuador, blocking the river. Both the initial failure and the breach were captured on video.

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12 June 2013

A catastrophic landslide-induced oil spill in Ecuador (including two shocking videos of the pollution)

A landslide induced rupture of the Trans-Ecuador pipeline on 31st May is polluting the Coca River, affecting Ecuador, Peru and Brazil. Two shocking videos show the extent of the pollution

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16 March 2008

The Ecuador oil pipeline landslide

This is a good time to review the impact of the recent landslide in Ecuador that affected the lives of all of us. Once again, there appears to have been little recognition that a landslide was the cause.The landslide in question occurred on 28th May in Amazonia as a result of heavy rain. Such landslides are not uncommon, but the significance of this one is that it severed 80 m …

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