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Thursday Mar 27 | Earth & Sky

What causes landslides?

The primary cause of a landslide is the influence of gravity acting on weakened materials that make up a sloping area of land.

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Related Topix: Landslide, Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Oso, WA, Weather, Volcanic Eruption

Fri Feb 14, 2014

LiveScience

Indonesia's Deadly New Volcanic Eruption 'Heard' Around the World

A powerful eruption yesterday evening at Indonesia's Mount Kelud volcano, in eastern Java, hurled ash 9 miles into the sky, grounding air travel and sending out sound waves picked up by more than a dozen nuclear weapon detectors.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, World News, Thailand, Indonesia,

Wed Jan 22, 2014

Wired

Extraordinary Video of Pyroclastic Flows From the Eruption of Sinabung

In terms of the destruction they wreak upon the landscape, few volcanic hazards can top pyroclastic flows .

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters

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