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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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21 May 2020

Edenville Dam failure: the astonishing video of the collapse sequence

Edenville Dam failure: an astonishing video of the full collapse sequence is on Youtube. It appears to show a geotechnical failure rather than overtopping

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19 May 2020

A long run out landslide from Yudi Peak in Alaska

Helicopter company Alpine Air Alaska has posted to Facebook stunning images and a video of a long run out landslide from Yudi Peak in Alaska

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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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19 July 2019

Chamoson: a dramatic debris flow video from last year in Switzerland

Today I stumbled across a dramatic debris flow video, shot in Grugnay in Chamoson, Switzerland in August 2018, which illustrates the mobility of such events

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18 April 2019

A dramatic debris flow video

A new video posted to Youtube shows a debris flow cascading over a cliff above a mountain road, with a trapped 4×4. The location and timing are unclear.

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1 February 2019

First thoughts on the Brumadinho dam collapse video

My initial thoughts on the Brumadinho tailings dam collapse video, which has emerged today. The video shows a catastrophic rotational landslide and flow

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20 January 2019

Landslides on the White Bluffs in Hanford Reach National Monument

Bruce Bjornstad has posted a video Youtube showing the development of landslides on the White Bluffs in Hanford Reach National Monument in Washington State, USA.

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15 January 2019

Two new landslide videos: Lebanon and Russia

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

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