M7.8 Nepal Earthquake

The Langtang debris avalanche.

Detailed Description

The Langtang debris avalanche. (a) Oblique northwest view of deposit with cliff from which the debris became airborne. Buildings in foreground were pushed over by the ensuing airblast. (b) Aerial view of deposit showing location of the Langtang River tunnel through ice and debris (blue arrows).

Details

Image Dimensions: 382 x 511

Location Taken: NP