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10 November 2020
The Queja landslide at San Cristobal Verapaz: drone footage is now available of the aftermath of the deadly landslide in Guatemala.
25 July 2019
Planet Labs satellite images suggest that the road across the Pingdi landslide in China, which killed about 45 people this week, was widened with cut slopes in the months before the failure
5 July 2019
Google Earth images suggest that the Aizawl landslide this week, which killed three people, occurred on a slope that had been cut during construction
18 April 2017
Fantastic Google Earth imagery is now available of the site of the Almaluu-Bulak landslide in Kyrgyzstan, which was captured so memorably on video last year
4 February 2016
The 2005 Kashmir earthquake in Pakistan triggered large numbers of landslides. Google Earth imagery illustrates their dramatic impacts
28 January 2016
In June 2015 the Tbilisi landslide and flood disaster killed 19 people in Georgia. Google Earth imagery is now available of the site
1 February 2013
Landslides are a major problem along roads in high mountain areas. This is illustrated using an example from rural Nepal, in which the construction of a rural road has induced multiple landslides, threatening the local communities.
26 May 2009
In July 2003 a landslide occurred on the Pareechu stream at 32.322N, 78.735E, a remote tributary of the Satluj River in Tibet (see Fig. 1). The landslide was quite large, blocking the river and allowing a lake to form that eventually breached. In this post I will try to use the range of satellite imagery and reports that are now available to describe the sequence of events. Fig. 1: Google …