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11 April 2021

Culluchaca: a large landslide on 7 April 2021 in Peru

On 7 April 2021 a large landslide occurred near to the village of Culluchaca in Peru, destroying over 1 km of a key road

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9 April 2021

Oxley Highway: multiple landslides in New South Wales, Australia

In late March over 70 landslides were triggered along the Oxley Highway in New South Wales, Australia

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1 April 2021

Düzce Zonguldak: a spectacular retaining wall failure on a highway in Turkey

Düzce Zonguldak: on 26 March 2021 a spectacular retaining wall slope failure occurred on a highway in Turkey

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22 March 2021

The preferred route corridor for the A83 at Rest and Be Thankful

Late last week the Scottish Government announced the preferred route corridor for the A83 at Rest and Be Thankful. The road will remain within Glen Croe, but there is a range of options for how it will be aligned.

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5 February 2021

Planet Labs high resolution satellite image of the Rat Creek Washout

A Planet Labs high resolution satellite image of the Rat Creek Washout in the Big Sur, in California, showing the burnt areas in the catchment

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30 November 2020

Developing problems at Rest and Be Thankful

In recent weeks the landslide problems at Rest and Be Thankful in Scotland have continued to develop, causing increased disruption

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13 November 2020

Quang Nam Province: A video that shows why the aftermath of a landslide can be very dangerous

Quang Nam Province in Vietnam: A terrifying video that shows why the aftermath of a landslide can be very dangerous

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26 October 2020

Landslides and roads – recent examples

Recent examples, from India and Vietnam, of the ways in which landslides can affect roads, causing extensive disruption

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9 October 2020

Rest and Be Thankful: the cause of the landslide problems

The problematic A83 at Rest and Be Thankful in Scotland: the cause of the landslide problems that cause repeated disruption

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15 July 2020

Cromwell: helicopter sluicing to manage a landslide

A large rock slope failure has developed at Cromwell in New Zealand. The NZTA are using helicopter sluicing to try to manage the hazard.

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