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16 April 2020

The collapse of the Dehdasht-Pataveh tunnel portal in Iran

Two interesting new landslide videos – a slump in residual soil and the collapse of the Dehdasht – Pataveh tunnel portal in Iran

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5 March 2020

A geological detour: the Geotimes pillow lavas at Wadi Jizzi in Oman

A geological detour to visit to the outcrop of the famous “Geotimes” pillow lavas in the Semail Ophiolite at Wadi Jizzi in Oman

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13 November 2017

The M=7.3 Halabjah earthquake in Iraq and Iran: potential landslides

The M=7.3 Halabjah earthquake that occurred late yesterday in Iraq has the potential to have triggered large numbers of landslides

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31 October 2017

Planet Labs imagery of the Mishor Rotem tailings dam failure

There is good imagery available via Planet Labs showing the 100,000 cubic metre Mishor Rotem tailings dam failure in Israel in June 2017

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2 December 2015

Shouf Mountains, Lebanon – a fascinating new landslide video

A video has appeared on Youtube showing a very large, complex rock topple near the town of Kfarnabrakh in the Shouf Mountains of Lebanon

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26 November 2015

A debris flow of ice, water and sand?

A video has appeared on Youtube that appears to show a weird debris flow of ice, water and sand from the Middle East. Is it real?

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5 August 2015

Two new landslide videos – including a lucky escape for a herder in Yemen

Liveleak has two new landslide videos, one from Yemen and one from Israel. In the former a herder has a lucky escape, whilst in the latter someone loses their garden

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