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Nepal Earthquake Landslides Resemble Pacific Northwest: Study

Research teams have evaluated the major 7.8 magnitude subduction zone earthquake in Gorkha, Nepal, in April 2015, and identified characteristics that may be of special relevance to the future of the Pacific Northwest. Most striking was the enormous number and severity of landslides. Many people understand the damage that can be caused to structures, roads, bridges and utilities by ground ...

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