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19 March 2021

Tbilisi: a 500,000 cubic metre landslide, probably triggered by road construction

In Tblisi, Georgia, a 500,000 cubic metre landslide has developed on the edge of the metropolitan area, probably triggered by construction of a road

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29 June 2016

A massive secondary landslide in Devdoraki Gorge, Georgia

On 23rd June a massive secondary landslide occurred in the Devdoraki Gorge in Georgia, blocking the main road between Georgia and Russia. The landslide is a reactivation of a landslide deposit left in the river after a major landslide sequence in 2014,

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1 February 2016

Images of the Tbilisi Zoo landslide and flood disaster

Dr Sergey Chernomorets has kindly provided images taken in September 2015 of the Tbilisi zoo landslide and flood disaster.

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28 January 2016

Google Earth imagery of the Tbilisi landslide and flood

In June 2015 the Tbilisi landslide and flood disaster killed 19 people in Georgia. Google Earth imagery is now available of the site

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21 June 2015

Tbilisi, Georgia:- a landslide dam-break flood killed 19 people

Last Sunday a flash flood killed at least 19 people and destroyed the zoo in Tbilisi, Georgia. The cause appears to have been the collapse of a landslide dam on the Vere River about 20 km upstream of the city

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23 August 2014

Dariali Gorge: another very large landslide from the Devdoraki glacier

On 20th August another very large landslide descended from the Devdoraki Glacier in Georgia, blocking the main highway through the Dariali Gorge

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19 June 2014

The Devdoraki landslide: a new set of high quality images

Amazing new images have been made available of the Devdoraki landslide, which affected the Dariali Valley in Georgia a month ago

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20 May 2014

Dariali Valley landslide: images of the failure

New images have emerged of the Dariali Valley landslide in Georgia on Saturday. It appears that this was a long runout debris flow that started with a slope failure beneath a glacier

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19 May 2014

Dariali Valley: a valley-blocking landslide that has killed three and left five missing

A landslide late last week in the Dariali Valley of Georgia has blocked a river and left 8 people dead or missing. It is close to a hydroelectric scheme under construction

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3 October 2011

A landslide in Armenia with slightly unclear, but undoubtedly serious, impacts

Initial reports and a video of the aftermath of a landslide in Armenia yesterday that may have killed seven or more people.

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