History shows us that you can build all the dams and retaining walls you want, but when the side of a mountain collapses above you, the mountain always wins. The world is covered in the deep scars of major landslides and landslips. In my latest article at Google Sightseeing, we look at a few of the most notable landslide observable through satellite imagery, whether it be a new lake being formed by a slide in the Bolivian Andes, or a hillside in San Francisco crashing down onto a set of apartment building. Explore for yourself here!
Speaking of Google Sightseeing, the annual ‘Island Week’ is coming up soon, so be on the lookout for a an entire week of island-related posts there.