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DOI 10.4461/GFDQ.2011.34.1


Two large quaternary rock slope failures and their geomorphic significance, Annapurna, Himalayas (Nepal)

Pages 5-16


This paper is a contribution to the knowledge of large-scale landslides in the Nepal Himalaya. We present two examples of giant rock slope failures that occurred north of the Annapurna Range, namely the Manang rock avalanche and Thini debris-flows. We show that they correspond most probably to seismically triggered features that have developed in connection with the North Himalayan Fault system activity during inter-stadial and post-glacial periods. Collectively with many other examples, they illustrate the fact that giant landsliding is a major process shaping and maintaining the steepness of the still rising Higher Himalaya Range.

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