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AGU Blogosphere   11 January 2017   Nepal   Asia  
<p>At 7 am yesterday morning a section of the Bhagwati Bahal-Bal Mandir road in Naxal, Kathmandu collapsed into a deep excavation, closing this busy highway.</p> <p>The site is an excavation for a new 5 star hotel, provisionally planned to be Hilton Doubletree. ...
AGU Blogosphere   28 March 2016   Pakistan   Karakorum Highway  
<p>Youtube has an amazing and terrifying video of two coaches trapped by “shooting rocks” – very high velocity rockfalls – on the Karakorum Highway in Pakistan. These boulders, some of which are very large, have managed to get into the high velocity, bouncing ...
AGU Blogosphere   01 December 2015   Greece   Mediterranean coast  
<p>The eastern Mediterranean is more seismically active than previously assumed, a new study finds. On a geological time scale, seismic activity around the island of Crete has generated large earthquakes in bursts, potentially increasing the future risk for ...