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7 May 2021
Mount Kekachi: an interesting rock slope failure and rock avalanche in Japan on 6 May 2021. The runout distance was about 2 km
8 February 2021
The catastrophic landslide and flood in Chamoli in Uttarakhand: over the last 24 hours, using @Planet Labs and other images, we have crowd-sourced the sequence of events
21 January 2021
Mount Darwin: another recent rock avalanche in New Zealand, with a groovy runout pattern.
19 January 2021
A sensational Planet Labs SkySat high resolution satellite image of the Mount Silberhorn rock avalanche in New Zealand
2 January 2021
Mount Silberhorn – a large rockslide has occurred in the Southern Alps of New Zealand, close to Aoraki/Mount Cook, in the last few days
29 December 2020
Taku River: another very large landslide in British Columbia, Canada. A Facebook user, Darryl Keith Tait, has posted images and video of the aftermath of a huge rockslope failure.
14 December 2020
The Eureka Valley Landslide in Death Valley National Park: a new paper (Shaller et al. 2020) on a beautifully-preserved, ancient, long runout failure.
7 September 2020
On Saturday Brent Ward tweeted a fantastic set of aerial images of the Koidern landslide, in the Yukon of Canada.
20 April 2020
The Planet Labs images from the Salkantay landslide in Peru suggest that the rock avalanche behaved in ways that are quite surprising.