Bingham Canyon Copper Mine Landslide in Utah
On April 10, 2013, an enormous landslide occurred on the northeast wall of Bingham Canyon Copper Mine in Utah. No injuries were reported.
These websites have excellent summaries and images to show students:
- The unusually large Bingham Canyon Mine landslide – an impressive example of prediction using monitoring - AGU Landslide Blog
- Utah copper mine suspends operations after large landslide - NBC News
- A collection of images from the slide - ksl.com News Photo Viewer
- Kennecott Utah Copper's photostream - Flickr
More information about the mine can be found at the site for Kennecott Utah Copper. An additional article has been posted: Is the Bingham Canyon Copper Mine landslide the most expensive single mass movement in history? (AGU Landslide Blog)