In mid-October of 1998, a section of hillside north of Bonners Ferry, Idaho, moved in response to gravity, wiping out a portion of HW95, the railway and powerlines. See the damage for yourself in the following photos!
Aerial View of the Slide Area
Looking from the East
Railroad rails and hanging tie
Rails and hanging tie from railroad
Looking from the South
Looking from the North
What type of mass wasting occurred here?
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The desired response is on the last slide
The Bonners Ferry slide was a major mudflow (as evidenced in slides 2-8) followed by slump (slides 9-10)