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16 June 2020
Two new landslide videos: a large landslide in a mine in Russia & dashcam footage of a small but high impact rockfall in California
21 October 2019
On Saturday 19 October 2019 a dam collapsed at a gold mine near to Shchetinkino in Siberia, killing 20 people and leaving many more injured
30 July 2019
13 large waste storage ponds at Baikalsk, on the banks of Lake Baikal, appear to be exceptionally vulnerable to landslides and debris flows.
30 April 2019
Satellite imagery shows that a major rock avalanche, with a runout length of about 2.7 km, occurred on the Bashkara Glacier in the Caucasus last week.
23 January 2019
The website Rivers Without Boundaries is reporting that works have now started to clear the landslide dam at Bureya Reservoir in Russia
15 January 2019
Two new (to me at least) landslide videos have been posted onto Youtube: one from Lebanon earlier this month and one from Russia in 2012
25 December 2018
Bureya River: on 11th December 2018 a large landslide occurred in the Khabarovsk region of Russia. Speculation suggested it was a meteor impact. It wasn’t.
29 June 2016
On 23rd June a massive secondary landslide occurred in the Devdoraki Gorge in Georgia, blocking the main road between Georgia and Russia. The landslide is a reactivation of a landslide deposit left in the river after a major landslide sequence in 2014,
20 April 2015
The Bolshaya Talda earthflow, which I featured on this blog on Friday was a mine waster landslide. Readers have helped identify the location of the slide.
17 April 2015
Youtube has an amazing new video of a huge Russian earthflow in motion, taken on 1st April 2015. The location is apparently Zarechnyi in Penzenskaya.