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13 December 2022

The Gaguney landslide in India: evolution over time

The Gaguney landslide in India: images from Google Earth and Planet Labs allow analysis of the evolution over time of a damaging failure

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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.

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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.

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3 May 2022

The Pilar landslide in the Philippines

Planet have captured a high resolution satellite image of the Pilar landslide in the Philippines, which killed 53 people during Tropical Storm Megi.

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21 April 2022

Wairoa: hundreds of landslides triggered by heavy rainfall in New Zealand

Wairoa: heavy rainfall in recent weeks has triggered hundreds of shallow landslides in the Hawkes Bay region of New Zealand

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19 April 2022

Planet image of the Kantagnos village landslide in the Philippines

Planet have captured a high resolution satellite image of the 11 April 2022 Kantagnos village landslide in the Philippines.

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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.

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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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8 May 2019

Hargraves Crater: is this a landslide on Mars? Your views please

Yesterday @HiRISE posted an image of the “Distinctive Lobe of Northern Hargraves Crater Ejecta Blanket”. On Twitter @acwiebusch asks if this is a landslide.

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1 February 2019

Brumadinho disaster: the extent of the environmental impact

The human and environmental costs of the Brumadinho disaster in Brazil are becoming increasingly clear, whilst speculation continues as to the causes of the collapse of the tailings dam

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