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Qingping | Wenjia Landslide
WI_cn058b.jpg Yingxiu  |  Hongchun Gully with landslide Thumbnails Qingping  |  Wenjia Landslide and debris flow

The Wenjia Landslide in the backgound, with an estimated volume of approx. 27.5 million cubic metres, was triggered by the Wenchuan Earthquake of May 12, 2008. Note the layering of the rocks.

Tuesday 10 June 2014 by Martin Mergili (2013 visits)