Natural Resources

Landslides

Date: April 16, 1986

Location: Bishops Falls

Easting: 610500

Northing: 5430200

Latitude: 49° 01' 00" N

Longitude: 55° 29' 00" W

Fatalities: 0

Injuries: 0

Source: Department of Mines and Energy file #720:06 by D.G. Vanderveer

30-50 cubic metres of rock and mud slid down the hillside and engulfed the major part of Mr. Dalton's side yard, to a depth of 30cm. Occured on the afternoon of April 16, 1986, over a two hour period. There had been occasional boulders tumble down the hillside before but nothing near this magnitude.

 
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