1970 Nevado Huascarán landslide area

Yungay Viejo (2500 m) as seen from the cemetery hill. The light shaded area shows the location of the landslide (ice, mud, debris avalanche) on 31.05.1970, caused by an earthquake, in which a part of the western flank of Huascaran Norte broke (6652 m).
Originally uploaded in GETSI:Teaching Materials:Surface Process Hazards.

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