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22 February 2021
High resolution Planet Labs images of the valley blocking landslide at Rishi Ganga, created by the Chamoli landslide
4 November 2020
A new paper on the 8 million cubic metre 24 February 2018 Mangapoike landslide in New Zealand speculates on an intriguing failure mechanism
7 September 2020
On Saturday Brent Ward tweeted a fantastic set of aerial images of the Koidern landslide, in the Yukon of Canada.
27 July 2020
A large, ongoing valley-blocking landslide has developed at Liujing Village in Chongqing, China, triggered by unusually intense monsoon rainfall
22 July 2020
On 20 July 2020 a 10 million cubic metre landslide occurred in the Enshi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture in Hubei, China, blocking the Quinjiang River.
21 July 2020
On 18 July 2020 a landslide occurred on the Rio Coca in Ecuador, blocking the river. Both the initial failure and the breach were captured on video.
30 June 2020
A state of emergency has been declared as a result of the valley-blocking 18 June 2020 Achoma landslide on the Rio Colca in Peru
30 July 2019
The 1987 Mount Zandila landslide in northern Italy is probably the most important rock avalanche in Europe in the last 40 years. The 34 million cubic metre slide killed 29 people
2 April 2019
A study has been published of landslides triggered by the 18th November 2017 Ms=6.9 earthquake in the Tsangpo Gorge area of Tibet
25 February 2019
The valley-blocking Baige landslide, Tibet in October 2018: an interesting analysis of seismic data to determine rockslide behaviour