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4 August 2021

A rockfall video from the Couloir du Gypaète in France

A rockfall video from the Couloir du Gypaète in France, showing a very surprising trajectory of a rock block.

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1 June 2021

Corinth Canal: a video of the rockfall that has left it closed since January

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 …

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30 April 2021

Nakhon Ratchasima: a dramatic video of a rock slope collapse in a quarry in Thailand

Nakhon Ratchasima: a dramatic video showing a violent and sudden rock slope collapse in a quarry in Thailand

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14 April 2021

A lucky escape for a small dog, a Jack Russell Terrier, caught in a rockfall in North Yorkshire

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

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5 April 2021

Neustift in Austria: boulder vs house, the boulder won

Neustift in Austria: boulder vs house, the boulder won

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23 February 2021

Camogli, Italy: the unfortunate impact of a landslide in a cemetery

Camogli, Italy: a large coastal landslide on 22 February 2021 has severely damaged a cemetery

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4 February 2021

The White Cliffs of Dover chalk cliff collapse

The 3 February 2021 White Cliffs of Dover chalk cliff collapse in Kent, England, which was caught on a brilliant video.

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16 June 2020

New landslide videos: Russia and California

Two new landslide videos: a large landslide in a mine in Russia & dashcam footage of a small but high impact rockfall in California

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23 March 2020

Alborz mountains in Iran: an extraordinary rockfall video

On 20 March 2020 a remarkable Youtube video recorded a major rockfall / boulder roll in the Alborz mountains of Iran as it tore through a village, destroying at least four houses.

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26 February 2020

The 1954 Prospect Point Rockfall at Niagara Falls

Amazing archive footage on Youtube showing the 1954 Prospect Point Rockfall at Niagara Falls in USA, which had a mass of 168,000 tonnes

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