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Landslides

Landslide Buries Scenic California Highway
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Landslide Buries Scenic California Highway

More than a million tons of rocks and dirt covered the road.

Published May 25, 2017

Image of the Day Land Landslides

Landslide in Southern Kyrgyzstan
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Landslide in Southern Kyrgyzstan

Debris spread more than 3 kilometers (2 miles) from the source to the toe of the landslide.

Published May 30, 2017

Image of the Day Land Human Presence Landslides

Automating the Detection of Landslides
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Automating the Detection of Landslides

New open-source software called SLIP-DRIP uses satellite images and rainfall data to help identify otherwise overlooked landslides.

Published Jul 8, 2016

Image of the Day Land Remote Sensing Landslides

Val Strem Landslide
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Val Strem Landslide

A rock avalanche in the Swiss Alps sent debris sliding down the Strem valley.

Published Apr 6, 2016

Land Snow and Ice Landslides

Satellite Spots Massive Tonzang Landslide
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Satellite Spots Massive Tonzang Landslide

Heavy rainfall from tropical storm Komen triggered a large landslide in western Myanmar (Burma).

Published Nov 8, 2015

Image of the Day Land Water Landslides