Articles tagged "rockfall"

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Rockfall at Yosemite's El Capitan kills one, injures another, California

A deadly rockfall occurred in Yosemite National Park from El Capitan, a granite monolith above Yosemite Valley at 13:52 PDT (20:52 UTC) on September 27, 2017. The incident happened at the height of the climbing season. The release point appears to be near the...

September 28, 2017

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Deadly rockslide in southern China under investigation

A large rockslide at Fude village in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, in southern China, occurred on the morning of February 8, 2016 (local time). 6 people died when a two-storey building collapsed, Xinhua reported. All the deaths occurred in a building which was...

February 11, 2016

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Deadly rockslide on Maoxian County highway in Sichuan, China

A deadly rockslide occurred on a section of the No. 213 National Highway in Maoxian County of Sichuan Province, China on July 17, 2014. According to Xinhua news agency, some 3,000 cubic meters of dirt and stones struck nine

July 23, 2014