Researchers seek cause of massive B.C. rockslide t

2022-04-05
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A research team is flying up to the source of a massive landslide that ripped through a valley on Bare permitted for up to 10 people..Ca 12 per cent increase over 2020..’s Central coast in late November, in an attempt to attempt to pinpoint a cause.

They suspect glacial retreat played a role and say the?devastating slide is a warning of how treacherous it can be to live below the unstable rock slopes that melting glaciers can leave behind.

Experts looking at satellite images believe a high-elevation rock avalancheThe fact that we?hit a glacial lake and caused a violent 100-metre-high displacement wave or splash, releasing a violent outburst flood.

The?flood dislodged boulders and trees and sent a torrent of icy sludge into the sea below.

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