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Continued landsliding at Attabad

PT Report Gilgit, July 9: At least 13 single-day incidents of boulder falls and landslides near spillway of the Hunza Lake raised fears of blockage of the spillway today. Water level kept rising and falling in the upstream valley as the landslide triggered waves in the lake. 11 inches increase...

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David Petley’s analysis of potential failure scenarios for landslide lake in Hunza

1. This is a landscape littered with large landslide scars In the Attabad area alone Shroder (1998) identified six previous very large landslides: “Multiple overlapping rockslides have repeatedly thundered into the Hunza River near Atabad, several with serious and destructive consequences. The six slope failures of interest here are: (1)...

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