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13 May 2021
Chivay: on 9 May 2021 another valley-blocking landslide occurred in the Arequipa region of Peru. Operations are planned to drain the lake.
12 April 2021
The interesting morphology of the Culluchaca landslide in Peru – is this part of a much larger deep-seated gravitational deformation (DSGD)?
11 April 2021
On 7 April 2021 a large landslide occurred near to the village of Culluchaca in Peru, destroying over 1 km of a key road
18 December 2020
Arequipa, Peru: landslides triggered by a M=5.6 earthquake on 16 December 2020 have been caught on a dramatic video
30 June 2020
A state of emergency has been declared as a result of the valley-blocking 18 June 2020 Achoma landslide on the Rio Colca in Peru
20 April 2020
The Planet Labs images from the Salkantay landslide in Peru suggest that the rock avalanche behaved in ways that are quite surprising.
17 April 2020
Extraordinary high resolution satellite images of the source and deposit of the Salkantay rock avalanche in Peru, collected by Planet Labs.
12 March 2020
Salkantay: Planet Labs has now captured imagery of the upper portions of the ice-rock avalanche and debris flow that occurred in Peru in February
9 March 2020
Planet Labs have captured imagery of the downstream impacts of the debris flow resulting from the Salkantay rock avalanche in Peru.
28 February 2020
The Salkantay landslide was a wedge failure in the near-vertical rock mass. The mass fragmented on impact to form a rock/ice avalanche that transitioned to a mudflow.