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2 August 2023
On 30 July 2023 a one million tonne rock slope collapse occurred close to Bisisthal in Switzerland. It was captured on several videos, which show the initial pillar collapses and the transition to a rapid rock avalanche.
28 June 2023
Planet has captured a beautiful high resolution satellite image of the 11 June 2023 Flüchthorn rock avalanche.
19 June 2023
Based on aerial laser scanning, the volume of the 11 June 2023 Flüchthorn rock avalanche is estimated at 1 million cubic metres.
13 June 2023
Initial satellite imagery and seismic data from the 11 June 2023 Flüchthorn rock avalanche in the Austrian Alps.
12 June 2023
On 11 June 2023 a large rock avalanche occurred on the southern flank of Flüchthorn in the Austrian Alps. The runout distance was about 2 km.
23 September 2022
On 17 September 2022 a large rock avalanche developed from the collapse of a rock slope at Lamplugh Glacier in Alaska
16 September 2022
A dramatic rockslide near to the Baltoro Glacier on K2 in Pakistan has been caught on video and posted to Youtube
22 March 2022
Scud Glacier: aerial images of the 2020 rock avalanche in British Columbia in Canada.
14 February 2022
Recent exceptionally heavy rainfall has triggered two large landslides in the Southern Alps of New Zealand.
19 November 2021
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.