Location

St. Louis, Missouri

Date

02 Jun 1993, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Abstract

A massive landslide occurred on the Nipigon River, north of the Town of Nipigon, Ontario, Canada in the early morning hours of April 23, 1990 and involved an estimated 300,000 cu m of soil. Although there was no loss of life, there were significant environmental and economic impacts. Discussed in this paper are the investigations carried out after the slide, the events prior to and the factors contributing to, the slide.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Meeting Name

3rd Conference of the International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Document Version

Final Version

Rights

© 1993 University of Missouri--Rolla, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

File Type

text

Language

English

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Nipigon River Landslide

St. Louis, Missouri

A massive landslide occurred on the Nipigon River, north of the Town of Nipigon, Ontario, Canada in the early morning hours of April 23, 1990 and involved an estimated 300,000 cu m of soil. Although there was no loss of life, there were significant environmental and economic impacts. Discussed in this paper are the investigations carried out after the slide, the events prior to and the factors contributing to, the slide.