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Hillslope collapse in Myoken, Niigata (Oct 2004)


Hillslope collapse triggered by the Niigata Earthquake on 26th October 2004 in Myoken, Nagaoka City, Niigata Prefecture buried a car with a family inside. By official request from Niigata Prefecture, our team joined a rescue party for the family on the 27th. 
Entire view of the collapse (photo taken from the air)

 

 Assisting a specialized rescue party by carefully instructing how to remove rocks safely 

 

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