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Just learnt about quick clay slides this morning,.

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Didn’t know clay could liquify so quickly.

Major Landslide Destroys 8 Homes In Northern Norway. (This week and there is a video in the Forbes link.)
https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidnikel ... rn-norway/

On the twitter thread was a link to another video of the same thing happening in the late ‘70s, whoever decided where to place the excavated soil got that seriously wrong.

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I thought of the Aberfan disaster when I saw and read that, over 50 years ago now, but still a searing memory. Thank goodness no-one was even injured.

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Fascinating and scary. I studied soil mechanics when I was in my twenties. If I learned about that, my memory is worse than I thought.

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You can learn all sorts of this things on this forum :P including where people prefer buying their underwear :lol:

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Not mine...yet! The big reveal later ...
I'll bet a few pairs were binned the night of that landslide.
The liquefaction of solids would not have been confined to the terrain. Too much?

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Crumbs! That film showing how it all happens is seriously scary.

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Unbelievable! It happened again today!

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Ally wrote:
Thu Jun 04, 2020 8:56 pm
Unbelievable! It happened again today!
That was in my first link numpty but Forbes is way ahead of the BBC :P that happened earlier this week.

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Post by Le Démerdeur »

The first link worked for me but Allys one would not play, often getting the same thing with Twitter links, some but not all, maybe something to do with what MikeV12 was speaking of on another thread.

Anyone else with similar problems?

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Not me, everything works perfectly here. :P

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