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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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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