Holbeck Hall Cliff Collapse - Case Study

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  • Created on: 23-04-16 14:45

The Holbeck landslide, north Yorkshire, destroyed the four-star Holbeck Hall Hotel between the night of 3rd June and 5th June 1993. A rotational landslide involving around 1 million tonnes of glacial till cut back the 60m high cliff by 70m.

The cause of the landslide was rainfall of 140mm in…

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