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23 November 2021

Large landslides at Beach Loop near Whareongaonga in New Zealand

Heavy rainfall earlier this month triggered three large landslides on the coast in the Beach Loop area about 30 km from Gisborne in New Zealand.

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19 November 2021

The 29 October 2021 Kameng River rock and ice avalanche in India

Images from Planet indicate that the 29 October 2021 Kameng Valley event was a probably a rock and ice avalanche that originated on a steep slope high in the mountains.

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1 November 2021

A large landslide or glacial lake outburst in the headwaters of the Kameng River in Northern India?

The Discovering Arunachal blog reports that the Kameng River in N. India suffered a major sediment event on 29 October. The cause is unclear, but Planet Labs images confirm that a major erosion and deposition event occurred.

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14 October 2021

Large rock slope failures on the Southern Patagonian Icefield

Loyal reader Hernán De Angelis has very kindly highlighted two very interesting large rock slope failures on the Southern Patagonian Icefield (SPI) at Glacier Amalia.

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3 September 2021

Landslides from the 14 August 2021 earthquake in Haiti

Landslides triggered by the 14 August 2021 earthquake in Haiti

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2 August 2021

Melamchi – satellite images and helicopter videos start to explain the catastrophic floods in Nepal

Melamchi – satellite images and helicopter videos start to explain the catastrophic floods in Nepal in June 2021

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23 July 2021

Benbrack: another peat landslide in Ireland

Benbrack: a large peat landslide in West Cavan in the Republic of Ireland, triggered by heavy rainfall on 4 July 2021

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8 July 2021

Sullorsuaq, Greenland: a large landslide on 15 June 2021

On 15 June 2021 a large landslide occurred on the margin of the Sullorsuaq Strait in a remote are of western Greenland.

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2 July 2021

The cause of the Melamchi disaster in Nepal

Satellite images collected by Planet Labs appear to confirm that a landslide dam was the cause of the 14 June 2021 Melamchi disaster in Nepal

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28 June 2021

Kara-Keche: the September 2020 landslide in Kyrgyzstan

Kara-Keche: on 14 September 2020 a spectacular landslide was caught on video in a coal mining area of Kyrgyzstan

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