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26 July 2022
The risk of large rockslides at the port of Skagway in Alaska
Following three failures in the last few years, a new report highlights the risk of large rockslides at the port of Skagway in Alaska.
15 May 2020
A potential major rock slope failure above Barry Glacier in Alaska
A team of scientists has identified a potentially massive (500 million cubic metre) rock slope failure above Barry Glacier in Alaska
12 February 2018
Juneau: a very large rockslope failure in Alaska in December 2016
A large rockslope failure occurred at Cowee Creek near to Juneau in Alaska in December 2016, inducing a 9 m high, 90 m wide displacement wave that travelled at least 13 km down the valley
29 August 2017
Zhangjiawan landslide: a massive rockslope collapse with 35 fatalities caught on a remarkable video
Yesterday the Zhangjiawan landslide, a massive rockslope collapse in Guizhou,China,caused 35 fatalities. The landslide was caught on a remarkable video.
22 January 2017
Nanzhang County, Hubei: 12 killed as a hotel is crushed by a rockslope failure
On Friday night a major rockslope failure in Nanzhang County, Hubei, China crushed a hotel, killing 12 people and injuring three more.