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List of landslide fatalities

List of landslide fatalities

Download this document compiled by geologist Eileen McSaveney to read about some of the fatal landslides in New Zealand’s history. Because it is sometimes difficult to separate deaths caused by landslides and lahars from those caused by earthquakes and floods, this list adopts a broad definition of landslides (88 KB).

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Michael J. Crozier, 'Landslides - People and landslides', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/document/8801/list-of-landslide-fatalities (accessed 28 October 2021)

Story by Michael J. Crozier, published 12 Jun 2006