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21 September 2022
The 1 September 2022 rock avalanche on the Ecstall River in British Columbia, Canada
On 1 September 2022 a very large rock/ice avalanche occurred on the Ecstall River in British Columbia, Canada.
13 September 2022
Analysing the aerial and satellite imagery of the Jagersfontein tailings dam disaster
Aerial and satellite imagery of the Jagersfontein tailings dam disaster highlights a complex failure event and high mobility of the slimes.
12 September 2022
The 11 September 2022 Jagersfontein tailings dam failure
On 11 September 2022 a major tailings dam failure occurred at Jagersfontein in South Africa. The local plume of pollution extends >8 km.
29 March 2022
Mount Talakmau: landslides from the 25 February 2022 Sumatra Earthquake
An earthquake on 25 February 2022 triggered multiple landslides on the flanks of Mount Talakmau in west Sumatra, Indonesia.
18 February 2022
Planet satellite image of the urban landslides in the Alto da Serra area of Petrópolis, Brazil
Planet has captured high resolution satellite images of the multiple urban landslides in the Alto da Serra area of Petrópolis, Brazil.
8 February 2022
Planet Labs imagery of the 31 January 2022 mudflow in the La Gasca suburb of Quito
New Planet Labs satellite imagery allows a better understanding of the deadly 31 January 2022 mudflow in the La Gasca suburb of Quito, Ecuador
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.
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.
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.
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.