Amazing time lapse video shows a Landslide at Snake River Canyon

Wyoming Department of Transportation time lapse video shows a massive mudslide at Snake River Canyon. (courtesy/WYDOT)

It has been very noticeable in the last few weeks that western and central areas of the US and Canada are suffering a high incidence of landslides, mostly causing significant disruption to the road network and some property damage. The cause seems to be a combination of heavy rainfall and rapid melt of an unsually large snowpack. One notable example has occurred in the Snake River Canyon, near to Jackson in Wyoming, where a rather interesting landslide has been moving over the last few days. Read full article: agu

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