Natural Resources

Rockfalls

Date: June 7, 1985

Location: Ramea

Easting: 470500

Northing: 5262700

Latitude: 47° 31' 00" N

Longitude: 57° 23' 00" W

Fatalities: 0

Injuries: 0

Source: Dept. of Mines and Energy File #720:00

Intense rainfall loosened a large rock from a cliff in the community of Ramea. A 150 ton rock balanced over a home and the main street in town. During the period June 27-28, 1985, efforts were undertaken to break the huge rock into small manageable pieces before it toppled down the hill.

 
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