A massive landslide occurred at Yaglidere in Giresun, Turkey during the last week. The event was filmed, and uploaded on Youtube on February 11, 2016.
Video credit: Hüseyin Yamak via YouTube
According to expert's interpretation of the event, the landslide occurred after recent rainfall in the region, on a mountain roadside. The landslide mass landed in a part of the river bed, after a dramatic development, where an intact sliding rock transitioned into a fragmented highly mobile mass in only a few seconds.
The water displacement in the river looks quite "impressive", and the landslide appears to be composed of fine-grained slits or sands, or loess, according to the visual interpretation of the video.
Featured image: Massive landslide at Yaglidere, Giresun, Turkey, February 11, 2016. Image credit: Hüseyin Yamak via YouTube
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