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9 June 2023
An official investigation highlighted that the cause of the 30 December 2020 Gjerdrum landslide in Norway was a series of small failures along the stream, probably resulting from rainfall.
27 April 2021
On 22 April 2021 a very large landslide occurred on the Great Whale River in Quebec, Canada. Images suggest that this landslide, which is about 4 km long, was a quick clay slide.
1 January 2021
The scale of the Gjerdrum landslide: NGI have released a helicopter video that shows the staggering extent of the quick clay failure.
31 December 2020
An update on the Gjerdrum landslide in Norway – 10 people remain missing, but the one source of hope is that overnight a dog named Zajka was rescued
18 June 2020
Quick clay landslides: a documentary film made by NGI, posted to Youtube about the Rissa landslide, illustrates the strange properties of quick clays .
8 June 2020
On Friday 5 Jue 2020 a further significant failure occurred at the site of the Alta quick clay landslide. The landslide has destroyed a section of road
5 June 2020
New footage has been posted to Youtube showing the Alta Quick Clay landslide, including drone imagery of the aftermath of the main failure
4 June 2020
The remarkable video of a landslide at Alta in Norway yesterday is probably the finest recording of a quick clay landslide to date.
19 March 2020
In May 1971 the Saint Jean Vianney landslide, a very large failure in a sensitive clay, destroyed 40 houses and killed 31 people in Canada
14 November 2019
On 13 November 2019 a landslide affected a coastal area at Lokeburg in western Sweden. It appears that this was a quick clay landslide triggered by piling for a new beach house.