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Nature Has the Right of Way

Posted by feww on August 21, 2010

Satellite Images of Massive Landslide in Zhouqu, China


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On August 8, 2010, unusually intense monsoon rains triggered devastating landslides and floods that buried a densely populated area in the center of the city. As of August 17, China’s official news agency reported [1,364] deaths with [401] people still missing [as of 4 p.m. Thursday.] This detailed image, from DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-2 satellite, shows the largest slide in the lower part of the city on August 10.” Source: NASA E/O. Download large image (5 MB, JPEG) acquired August 10, 2010

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China landslide death toll rises to 1,239


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