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23 February 2021

Camogli, Italy: the unfortunate impact of a landslide in a cemetery

Camogli, Italy: a large coastal landslide on 22 February 2021 has severely damaged a cemetery

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9 February 2021

Southannan: a major railway landslide in Scotland

Southannan: a major railway landslide in Scotland over the weekend has blocked the line between Ardrossan and Largs

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4 February 2021

The White Cliffs of Dover chalk cliff collapse

The 3 February 2021 White Cliffs of Dover chalk cliff collapse in Kent, England, which was caught on a brilliant video.

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29 January 2021

An interesting example of coastal erosion at Happisburgh in Norfolk

An interesting example of coastal erosion at Happisburgh in Norfolk, driven by the recent rainfall from Storm Christoph

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10 January 2021

Protecting the rescuers – a disastrous double landslide at Cihanjuang in Indonesia and a lucky escape in Italy

Cihanjuang, Indonesia & Bolzano, Italy: a tragedy in which rescuers were killed by a second landslide and a lucky escape in a rock slope failure on a hotel

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5 January 2021

Planet Labs high resolution satellite image of the Gjerdrum landslide in Norway

A high resolution satellite image has now been captured by Planet Labs of the Gjerdrum quick clay landslide in Norway

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4 January 2021

The Trotternish landslide complex on the Isle of Skye in Scotland

Understanding the Trotternish landslide complex on the Isle of Skye in Scotland, perhaps the most beautiful landslides on Earth?

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1 January 2021

The scale of the Gjerdrum landslide: a helicopter video

The scale of the Gjerdrum landslide: NGI have released a helicopter video that shows the staggering extent of the quick clay failure.

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31 December 2020

An update on the Gjerdrum landslide in Norway

An update on the Gjerdrum landslide in Norway – 10 people remain missing, but the one source of hope is that overnight a dog named Zajka was rescued

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30 December 2020

Gjerdrum: a quick clay landslide disaster in Norway this morning

A quick clay landslide disaster has occurred at Gjerdrum in Norway this morning. There are 14 people unaccounted for, some of whom are children, and 9 people injured. The rescue teams have been unable to enter the landslide zone

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