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18 June 2020

Quick clay landslides: an online documentary about Rissa

Quick clay landslides: a documentary film made by NGI, posted to Youtube about the Rissa landslide, illustrates the strange properties of quick clays .

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8 June 2020

A further significant failure at the site of the Alta quick clay landslide

On Friday 5 Jue 2020 a further significant failure occurred at the site of the Alta quick clay landslide. The landslide has destroyed a section of road

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5 June 2020

The Alta Quick Clay Landslide: further footage

New footage has been posted to Youtube showing the Alta Quick Clay landslide, including drone imagery of the aftermath of the main failure

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4 June 2020

Alta: a truly remarkable video of a quick clay landslide in Norway

The remarkable video of a landslide at Alta in Norway yesterday is probably the finest recording of a quick clay landslide to date.

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12 May 2020

The Váráš rock slope deformation in northern Norway

The Váráš rock slope deformation in Troms County in northern Norway, a 70 million cubic metre, 100 m deep creeping landslide.

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18 December 2019

Larvik: a classic wedge failure on a Norwegian road last week

Late on Friday 13 December 2019 a large wedge failure developed on a cut rock slope on the E18 motorway at Larvik in Norway

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6 September 2019

Veslemannen in Norway – major movement, and possibly a significant failure, reported

After a phase of accelerated movement in the last few days, the large Velsemannen rockslide in Norway underwent a significant failure overnight

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1 August 2019

Sogn og Fjordane: a series of large landslides in Norway

Sogn og Fjordane county in Norway suffered a series of large, rainfall-induced landslides on Tuesday, killing at least one person.

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24 June 2019

Salaks: an unusual video of a landslide impact in Norway

On 8th June 2019 a landslide struck the Salaks salmon processing plant in the northern part of Norway. The landslide was caught on CCTV footage.

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7 November 2018

Mannen rockslide: The postman always rings twice; two post-glacial stability crises with multiple catastrophic rock-slope failures – is there more to come?

Recent research shows that the problematic Mannen rockslide in Norway has shown two previous phases of extensive activity. Guest post by Paula Hilger of NGU

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