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Acheron Rock Avalanche | Panorama

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Location: near Porters Pass. The rock avalanche of several millions of cubic metres, which travelled for a distance of 3.5 km, was probably triggered by a strong earthquake approx. 1100 years ago. The release area is seen in the right centre, the deposit in the central background of the picture.

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on Saturday 28 February 2015 by Martin Mergili
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