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Qingping | Wenjia Gully debris flow mitigation
WI_cn061b.jpg Qingping  |  Wenjia Gully debris flow mitigationThumbnailsMianyuan River Valley  |  Debris flow

The Wenjia Landslide (in the background), triggered by the Wenchuan Earthquake of May 12, 2008, has mobilized a huge amount of material which was converted into debris flows by subsequent rainfall events. Extensive remediation works were carried out to protect the underlying communities and infrastructures.

Tuesday 10 June 2014 by Martin Mergili in Asia / People's Republic of China (6857 visits)