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27 February 2023
Kandersteg: a massive rock slope failure in Switzerland caught on video. Fortunately, the collapse had been anticipated through monitoring
20 February 2023
On Wednesday 8 February 2023 a large rockfall occurred at Christkindl in the town of Steyr in Austria, tragically killing two men working to mitigate the hazard.
30 August 2022
A remarkable video has been posted to social media showing the movement of a large boulder on Mountain Elbrus in the Caucasus Mountains.
7 June 2022
A Youtube video from Thai Nguyen in Vietnam dramatically illustrates the destructive power of rockfalls on roads
24 December 2021
Spruce Tree House in Colorado – rockfall management of a natural arch that shelters a key archaeological site in Mesa Verde National Park
12 October 2021
A large rock slope collapse from Punta dei Ross, Croda Marcora in the Italian Dolomites
4 August 2021
A rockfall video from the Couloir du Gypaète in France, showing a very surprising trajectory of a rock block.
1 June 2021
Corinth Canal: a video of the rockfall that has left it closed since January According to Wikipedia, the Conrinth Canal, “connects the Gulf of Corinth in the Ionian Sea with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. It cuts through the narrow Isthmus of Corinth and separates the Peloponnese from the Greek mainland“. Built in 1893, it was for a while an important trading route within Greece. However, it is a very narrow cut through bedrock – it is 6.4 km long …
30 April 2021
Nakhon Ratchasima: a dramatic video showing a violent and sudden rock slope collapse in a quarry in Thailand
14 April 2021
A small dog, a Jack Russell Terrier, had a lucky escape when it was rescued three days after being caught in a rockfall in North Yorkshire