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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.
27 February 2020
Breaking News: a catastrophic glacier collapse and mudflow has killed at least 4 people, and left 13 missing, in Salkantay, Peru
6 February 2020
The Cerrillos Negros rock avalanche, one of a number in of such events in S. Peru, had a volume of 10 cubic kilometres and traveled for about 43 km
15 January 2020
A new study published in Nature Geoscience (Lacroix et al. 2020) uses satellite data to show that agricultural irrigation is driving landslides on river bluffs in southern Peru
28 July 2019
Planet Labs have kindly collected a high resolution SkySat image of the Cobriza Mine tailings failure in Peru, which happened on 10th July 2019.
12 February 2019
There are reports of landslides caused by heavy rainfall last week at Cuajone mine, located at 3,400 metres in the Andes of Peru. A worker has been killed.
15 March 2018
Over the last week a large, complex rotational landslide has destroyed over 100 houses at Llusco in the Cusco region of Peru