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Mudslides Near Timpanogos Cave
September 10, 2013 | Caving News

Mudslides blocking roads stranded about 150 people at the visitor center of Timpanogos Cave National Monument in Utah.

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The Speed of the Oso Landslide
April 1, 2014 | National Geographic
National Geographic has an article that connects the high death toll of the Oso, Washington landslide with the speed of the slide. Related: Landslides - USGS Fact Sheet

More Large Ancient Slides in the USA
April 15, 2014 | The Bellingham Herald
An article in The Bellingham Herald gives details on several very large landslides that dwarf the Oso Slide and all involved sudden, unpredictable collapse. Related: Landslide incidence map

Pittsburgh: Landslide Capital of the East
April 8, 2014 | WTAE News
WTAE News has a video report on a large landslide, with a chute about 100 yards wide on the side of Mount Washington. Pittsburgh has lots of landslides because it is a city flanked by steep river valley walls, lots of precipitation and weak red shales forming much of the bedrock. Related: Landslide Incidence Map

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