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10 September 2021
Images of landslides from the 7 September 2021 M=7.1 Guerrero earthquake in Mexico
8 September 2021
The movement rate of the Pretty Rocks landslide in Denali National Park in Alaska has dramatically increased this summer, leading to closure of the only road across the area.
28 July 2021
Excellent drone footage has emerged of the development of the 31 May 2021 landslide at Bingham Canyon mine in Utah
11 May 2021
The Canadian Geological Survey has published an excellent graphic showing historical landslides that have resulted in fatalities in Canada
27 April 2021
On 22 April 2021 a very large landslide occurred on the Great Whale River in Quebec, Canada. Images suggest that this landslide, which is about 4 km long, was a quick clay slide.
5 February 2021
A Planet Labs high resolution satellite image of the Rat Creek Washout in the Big Sur, in California, showing the burnt areas in the catchment
1 February 2021
Rat Creek: a large post wildfire washout has been generated on State Highway 1 in the Big Sur in California
15 January 2021
The US National Landslide Preparedness Act was passed this week, requiring that the USGS develops a national strategy for landslide hazards. Meanwhile the search continues for a motorist killed in a debris flow in Oregon
16 December 2020
A massive rockslope failure and 13 km long debris flow near to Bute Inlet in British Columbia, Canada in late November
14 December 2020
The Eureka Valley Landslide in Death Valley National Park: a new paper (Shaller et al. 2020) on a beautifully-preserved, ancient, long runout failure.