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
Copper Silver and Manganese Mining in Arizona
September 29, 2013 | Arizona Geological Survey on YouTube
The Arizona Geological Survey has a video, that features the status of copper, silver and manganese mining operations that are planned for Arizona.
It also includes an interview with the AGS digital librarian who is working to place decades of historical mining reports, maps, photos and other documents online for free public use. These documents come from government, company and personal collections and include thousands of site reports.
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