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New Zealand: Mount Dixon Landslide
January 24, 2013 | The Landslide Blog

This video shows a large landslide with impressive runout on Mount Dixon in the Mount Cook National Park of New Zealand. For detailed comments, maps and photos visit The Landslide Blog.


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Mount Haast Rock Avalanche Video
March 25, 2014 | The Landslide Blog
The Landslide Blog has an impressive video of a rock avalanche that occurred on the flank of Mount Haast (New Zealand) in 2013. It moves over a snow-covered slope which makes the movement much more visible.

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

Flooding in New Zealand
March 13, 2014 | NASA Earth Observatory
NASA's Earth Observatory has an interesting satellite image pair of a coastline in New Zealand. It shows coastal waters discolored by suspended sediment after heavy rains.


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