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8 August 2019

The South Tahoma Glacier/Tahoma Creek Outburst Flood & Debris Flow on 5th August 2019

Mount Rainer debris flow:- On Monday 5th August 2019, an outburst flood and debris flow occurred in four major pulses at Mount Rainier National Park.

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17 January 2018

The fascinating Rattlesnake Hills landslide in Washington State

The Rattlesnake Hills landslide in Washington State has continued to develop over the last few days. The movement pattern of the landslide appears to be highly complex

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5 December 2016

Lidar – the amazing landslide mapping tool

An example from Washington State in the USA illustrates how Lidar is transforming the mapping of landslides in vegetated areas

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20 March 2016

Chelan County: A landslide near Wenatchee triggers evacuations

Near to Wenatchee in Chelan County, Washington State a landslide has developed that is now threatening over 20 houses, ileading to evacuations.

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12 January 2016

A major rockslide on US2 near Wenatchee

A major rockslide has blocked US2 near to Wenatchee in Washington State, USA. The landslide appears to be a wedge failure in a jointed rock mass

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29 July 2014

Oso landslide: differences of opinion about the landslide mechanisms

Two different interpretations have now been proposed for the mechanisms of the Oso landslide, one by the GEER team and one by the USGS

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23 July 2014

Oso landslide: the last set of remains been recovered and a new report has been released

Two key events happened yesterday in relation to the Oso landslide in Washington State – the remains of the last victim were recovered and a new report analysing the landslide was released.

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25 March 2014

The Steelhead landslide in Oso, Washington State

More detail is now emerging of the landslide near to Oso in Washington State, USA on Saturday. The landslip was a reactivation of the Steelhead landslide

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28 March 2013

A new landslide on Whidbey Island

A landslide occurred yesterday on Whidbey Island, USA. This post provides a brief overview of the event. Surprisingly little of the cliff top has been lost to date despite the size of the landslide

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19 December 2012

Unbelievable – a video of a landslide striking and derailing a freight train in Everett, near Seattle, USA

On Monday a landslide derailed a freight train Everett, near Seattle in Washington State, USA. The landslide was caught on a remarkable video

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