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3 August 2022
The 2 December 2020 Beach Road Landslide in Haines, Alaska
A new open access paper (Darrow et al. 2022) describes the 2 December 2020 Beach Road landslide in Haines, Alaska, which killed two people.
30 May 2022
Whitehorse escarpment, Yukon: a landslide caught on a monitoring camera
Whitehorse escarpment, Canada: on 28 May 2022 the Yukon Geological Survey recorded a significant landslide on a monitoring camera.
1 February 2021
Rat Creek: a large washout generated by an atmospheric river in California
Rat Creek: a large post wildfire washout has been generated on State Highway 1 in the Big Sur in California
13 September 2018
Typhoon Mangkhut, Hurricane Florence and the earthquake in Hokkaido
In a short space of time, Typhoon Mangkhut, Hurricane Florence and the earthquake in Hokkaido all have the potential to generate large numbers of landslides
22 August 2015
Mount Rainier debris flows, 13th August 2015
On 13th August a series of debris flows occurred on the flanks of Mount Rainier in Washington State, USA. These glacier collapse events were captured on video, photographs & seismic instruments
3 January 2008
Landslides in Northwest USA
The New York Times today carries an interesting article here about destructive floods in Washington State resulting from a large storm in December. For me the interesting thing is an argument that appears to be raging as to whether the floods have resulted from measures to protect salmon fisheries, which have purportedly led to blockages forming in river channels, or from landslides and erosion that have resulted from logging. The …