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The vaporized rock and extreme heat at a huge landslide’s heart

Head scarp of Daguangbao landslide

An expanse of soil and rock measuring 2.4 kilometres long and 1.2 kilometres wide tumbled down Daguangbao mountain in China after a massive earthquake. Credit: W. Hu et al./Earth Planet. Sci. Lett.

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Nature 566, 299 (2019)




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