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5 August 2022
The 27 July 2022 Imamzadeh Dawood mudflow disaster in the mountains near Tehran is one of a number of recent landslides in Iran.
15 November 2021
Landslides from the 14 November 2021 M=6.3 earthquake near to Fin in Iran
19 April 2021
Landslides from the 18 April 2021 M 5.9 earthquake near to Bandar Genaveh, Iran On 18 April 2021 a M=5.9 earthquake struck the port city of Bandar Genaveh in Iran. The earthquake was centred on the town of Bandah Rig. There are some reports of damage in Bandah Genaveh, and five people were injured. A couple of videos have been posted of landslides triggered by the earthquake. The best one …
16 April 2020
Two interesting new landslide videos – a slump in residual soil and the collapse of the Dehdasht – Pataveh tunnel portal in Iran
23 March 2020
On 20 March 2020 a remarkable Youtube video recorded a major rockfall / boulder roll in the Alborz mountains of Iran as it tore through a village, destroying at least four houses.
13 November 2017
The M=7.3 Halabjah earthquake that occurred late yesterday in Iraq has the potential to have triggered large numbers of landslides
18 April 2013
We have used a new model developed at Durham to generate an initial map of the likely landslides triggered by the Iran earthquake this week
3 July 2009
As the summer begins and my mind starts to move over from administration to research, I was pondering really large landslides. As a result I thought that it was about time that I posted about the biggest known sub-aerial landslide – surprisingly it has received comparatively little attention to date. The landslide itself was identified and written up by Harrison and Falcon in 1938 is a paper in the Journal …