This blog provides a commentary on landslide events occurring worldwide, including the landslides themselves, latest research, and conferences and meetings. The blog is written on a personal basis by Dave Petley, who is the Wilson Professor of Hazard and Risk in the Department of Geography at Durham University in the United Kingdom.

This blog is a personal project that does not seek to represent Durham University.

Friday, 15 February 2013

New aerial photos of the Hatfield Stainforth colliery landslide

More information is now emerging about the Hatfield Stainforth landslide colliery landslide near to Doncaster in England.  First, to help understand the timescale of the development of the site, this image has been provided by Richard Aspinall, a resident of the Stanforth area, before the spoil heap was developed:
Image copyright of Richard Aspinall. For educational and not for profit use only
The image was taken in October 2009, which demonstrates that the tip that has failed is very recent.  It also shows that there was no slope present before the tip was created.

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