021 – The Frank, Hope and Meager Landslides

Episode 021: Over a span of just over 100 years, western Canada played host to the 3 largest landslides that have been measured in modern times. Frank Slide in 1903 was named for the Alberta town that saw a sixth of it’s population buried under rock and debris from Turtle Mountainin in the Crowsnest Pass between BC and Alberta, the Hope Slide just beyond Hope BC and finally, the Meager Slide, that occuredoutside of Lillooet, BC. BONUS: Shitty seagulls.


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Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Slide 

http://history.alberta.ca/frankslide/ 

http://www.crowsnest-highway.ca/index.htm 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hope_Slide 

http://www.archivos.ca/?p=130 

https://www.hopestandard.com/home2/hope-in-history-the-hope-slide/ 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjXgVRLmMZ0 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aigd-_En5z0 

https://opentextbc.ca/geography/chapter/9-6-case-studies/ 

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/lone-survivor-of-1966-crash-returns-to-killer-mountain/article1097966/  

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Meager 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2010_Mount_Meager_landslide 

http://www.whistlerquestion.com/news/pemberton/meager-slide-one-year-later-1.1281960 

https://thetyee.ca/News/2010/08/12/MeagerLandslide/ 

https://www.flickr.com/photos/dbsteers/sets/72157624700543708 

https://pubs.geoscienceworld.org/gsa/geosphere/article-standard/13/2/369/208038/rheological-evolution-of-the-mount-meager-2010 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/seagulls-pepperoni-navy-fairmont-empress-1.4601675 

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