Monday, June 9, 2008

Landslide Dam Failure in China

The significance of these photos to the average Yeehow is quite clear. The principal landslide dam following the recent major earthquake in China has failed. These photos show the breach and the incredibly cool draw-down tongue. For some cogent discussion about this event, check out the blog of Dr. David Petley at which I found the bottom two images and a lot of commentary:

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