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21 May 2019
The first Joffre Peak landslide was probably associated with high Spring temperatures, but the slope also showed signs of distress before the collapse.
14 December 2016
ETH in Zurich is organising a very exciting symposium on Progressive Rock Failure in June 2017 in Monte Verità, Switzerland
5 October 2016
A major post-glacial rockslide is developing on the flanks of the Moosfluh above the Aletsch Glacier in Canton du Valais in Swizerland
30 October 2015
In the last fortnight the Big Horn Mountains landslide had developed in Wyoming, creating an enormous canyon-like tension crack
11 September 2015
In Dorset, Southern England a dramatic rock topple on the progressive landslide at Weare Cliffs has been captured on video by a local fisherman
8 September 2015
In Dorset in southern England, a complex progressive landslide is developing on the Weare Cliffs on the Isle of Portland.
13 April 2015
An important new paper by Royan et al (2015) has used terrestrial LiDAR to examine progressive failure of a rockslope in Spain.
11 February 2012
Further consideration of the role of the quarry in the failure of the Tumbi Quarry landslide
8 July 2011
The following video was apparently shot in Barnaul in southern Russia this week. Based upon the Google translation it shows a progressive landslide triggered by a leaking storm drain or sewer pipe: It is also shown below – skip forward to the 5 minute 15 second point in the film: Does anyone have any more information?