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4 February 2022
On 16 October 1979 a landslide in fill at Nice airport triggered a massive submarine landslide and tsunami, which killed at least 8 people.
4 August 2021
A rockfall video from the Couloir du Gypaète in France, showing a very surprising trajectory of a rock block.
6 October 2020
Saint-Martin-Vesubie: Planet Labs images of the aftermath of the extraordinary flooding from Storm Alex
Saint-Martin-Vesubie: Planet Labs images of the aftermath of the extraordinary flooding from Storm Alex in France
6 March 2020
Yesterday, a TGV (high speed train) travelling at 270 kmh struck a landslide between Strasburg and Vendenheim in the Bas-Rhin area of France, causing a serious derailment that injured 22 people.
4 December 2019
On 2 December 2019 a spectacular rockfall occurred above the village of Les Mees in Alpes de Haute Provence, France, completely destroying a house
16 May 2017
The Pas de l’Ours landslide: a very large and potentially-problematic actively-moving rockslide in the Queyras Valley of France
13 May 2016
Two new landslide videos have appeared on Youtube, including an impressive rockfall last weekend on Mont Granier in the French Prealps and a smaller collapse at Swimmer’s Delight in California
29 August 2015
On Thursday a significant rockfall occurred on the Tour Ronde in the Mont Blanc region. It was captured in a dramatic video by Gianluca Marra, a local climbing guide
6 July 2015
In the last few hours the Lac du Chambon landslide has shown substantially increased rates of movement, possibly indicating that collapse in near
27 June 2015
In the Alps a progressively failing landslide on the banks of the Lac du Chambon has required a change to the route of a famous stage of the Tour de France