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12 April 2021
The interesting morphology of the Culluchaca landslide in Peru – is this part of a much larger deep-seated gravitational deformation (DSGD)?
11 April 2021
On 7 April 2021 a large landslide occurred near to the village of Culluchaca in Peru, destroying over 1 km of a key road
18 February 2021
With thanks to @Angel_V_A for highlighting it, there is now a fantastic GIS-based map of the Chunchi landslide in Ecuador online
16 February 2021
The unusual and very large, valley-blocking Chunchi landslide in Ecuador, which occurred on 12 February 2021
8 January 2021
A new paper (Grebby et al 2021) uses InSAR to detect precursory deformation of the Brumadinho tailings dam before the disastrous failure in 2019. The authors suggest that the failure might have been predictable with use of appropriate monitoring techniques.
18 December 2020
Arequipa, Peru: landslides triggered by a M=5.6 earthquake on 16 December 2020 have been caught on a dramatic video
28 October 2020
A new paper in the journal Landslides (Sepulveda et al 2020) describes the interesting Yerba Loca rockslide in central Chile
21 July 2020
On 18 July 2020 a landslide occurred on the Rio Coca in Ecuador, blocking the river. Both the initial failure and the breach were captured on video.
30 June 2020
A state of emergency has been declared as a result of the valley-blocking 18 June 2020 Achoma landslide on the Rio Colca in Peru