Landslide Multimedia Resources

Welcome to the landslide-related multimedia resource library where you will find links to books, articles, videos and audio clips to supplement the Master of Disaster learning resources. 

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One Hundred Seconds Larry Dureski

In the morning hours of April 29, 1903, one of North America’s largest rock slides roared more than three kilometres across the valley, obliterating part of the town of Frank. Alberta. This classroom-ready music video features a lyrics display and present-day photos of the slide area, and is written and performed by a teacher in Cranbrook, BC.


12 dangerous mudslides & rockslides that have hit BC

CBC BC Links to stories and photos of 12 dangerous mudslides and rockslides that have hit BC since 2005. BC

Terror at Turtle Mountain

Penny Draper (Author, part of Disaster Strikes Series) At 4:00 a.m., April 29, 1903, Nathalie lies awake in the booming coal town of Frank, at the base of Turtle Mountain, listening for the whistle of a train--the Spokane Flyer, bringing her American cousin Helena for a visit. Instead, Nathalie hears rocks tumbling down the mountain onto the town and the railway track. She and her mother are safe, but what about others? Frank, Alberta
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Landslides 101 National Geographic See the awesome destructive power of landslides. World-wide
Riding the Storm USGS One-hour video (downloadable) about the 1982 rainstorm that triggered 18,000 landslides in the San Francisco Bay Area, claiming 25 lives and causing $66 million in property damage. Filmed in 2007. San Francisco, CA
Floods, slides as windstorms pound the Island CTV News Floods and slides occur all over Vancouver Island and Mainland as a result of severe weather. Vancouver Island and Lower Mainland
Small slide sheds big light on problems CTV News Landslide occurs in the Gorge Waterway (Esquimalt) in someone’s backyard. Multiple authorities are responsible in cleanup. Esquimalt
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Landslide Photo Collection USGS Collection of photos of landslides from around the world. World-wide
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BBC Science: landlsides BBC Media library with stories,videos, animations and more. No specific region