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9 April 2010

The location of the Morro do Bumba landslide in Niteroi, Brazil

Thanks to a video posted on the BBC website, I have managed to locate the Niteroi landslide, which is a garbage dump slide that is believed to have killed over 200 people.  The slide is at the following coordinates:  22.893° S, -43.085°W On a Google Earth image this area looks like this:  A zoomed in view looks like this (the crown of the landslide is at the bottom of the …

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