The worst earthquake-triggered landslide in recorded history | Journeys into the Ring of Fire

On Sunday 31 May 1970, an earthquake shook the centre of Peru, which then triggered a landslide that buried a whole town.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 3'19''
  • Broadcast year: 2006
Curriculum Connection
  • Geography | Natural hazards | Earthquakes | Earthquakes

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: Journeys into the Ring of Fire
  • Series: 1
  • Episode: Peru