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Seattle Landslides:
Winter 1996-97

Winter storms brought a mix of heavy rain, rapid snowmelt, and saturated soils triggering more than 100 slides in Seattle.  
Landslide location map legend.  
Map modified from "Puget Sound Bluffs: The Where, Why, and When of Landslides Following the Holiday 1996/97 Storms."  
Slope locations based on USGS topographic data.
Seattle landslide locations, Winter, 1996-1997.