When the earth moves under your feet

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Pyrrho
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When the earth moves under your feet

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A few in the news lately.

https://blogs.agu.org/landslideblog/202 ... ndslide-1/
On 18 June 2020 the very large Achoma Landslide occurred in valley of the Rio Colca in Peru. Many thanks to Gael Araujo of the Geological Service of Peru for highlighting this one to me, and to Robert Simmon of Planet Labs who independently identified it from satellite imagery.
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Ed was just trying to draw attention away from my 45th birthday. Fail.
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If you look at the picture, it's clearly not the first landslide in that valley. And there are no trees to anchor the soil.

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