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ekathimerini-com   16 March 2023   Greece   Zakynthos  
<p>Authorities on the Ionian island of Zakynthos have decided to keep Navagio beach, a popular tourist destination famous for its signature shipwreck, closed to tourists this summer, for fear of landslides. <br />The decision to prohibit access to the Navagio ...
The Seattle Times   21 September 2017   USA   Oregon  
<p>Geologists for the state of Oregon are warning of the risk of major landslides in parts of the Columbia River Gorge that were hit by wildfires this year.</p> <p>A new report released Thursday focuses on areas of the Gorge that are highly susceptible to ...
The Economic Times   15 May 2016   India   Kolkata  
<p>KOLKATA: Over 12 per cent of the country's total land area, which amounts to around 0.42 million square kilometres, is vulnerable to landslide hazard, the Geological Survey of India has said.</p> <p> </p>
AZERNEWS   10 March 2016   Azerbaijan   Baku  
<p>The Geography Institute of the ANAS has revealed new landslide areas in Baku, said Deputy Director of the Institution Elbrus Alizade.<br />&ldquo;These days, we found more dangerous landslide areas, aside from those on the Greater Baku area of 2,200 square ...
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AccuWeather   14 January 2016   USA   California  
<p>After a fire burns an area of land, the vegetation roots that help stabilize the soil are destroyed. Debris left behind can be pushed around with ease in heavy rain. Just like ashes after a bonfire, the debris is light.</p> <p>"Each one can bring a significant ...
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News Discovery   13 January 2016   China   South China  
<p>In China's mountainous south, geologists think they have discovered a new kind of explosive super landslide that gives no warning and jumps rivers in a single bound.</p> <p>At least six of what they are calling mass ejection landslides were triggered by ...
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