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Landslide in Fort Ann, New York - October 15, 2012

Dr. Andrew Kozlowski reported to the Times Union about a landslides that occured in Fort Ann, New York, on October 15, 2012 when a mass of large boulders separated from the rocky cliffs along Route 22, crashing down on the highway below narrowly missing commuters. In the article, Kozlowski describes the type of rocks involved, and possible reasons for the cliff wall's failure.

» Read the Times Union Article Here

Dr. Kozlowski is currently working on collecting data about landslides occurring throughout New York State, including a landslide taking place since May, 2011 in Keene, NY, which is now considered to be the largest recorded landslide in New York State.

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Fort Ann Landslide, 2012


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For t Ann Landslide, 2012



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