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An Account of Preliminary Landslide Damage and Losses Resulting from the February 28, 2001, Nisqually, Washington, Earthquake

By Lynn M. Highland

U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-211

Version 1.1

The Nisqually, Washington earthquake of 2001 caused damaging landslides that have been mapped and described. Loss estimations for these landslides have been compiled and presented, along with an appendice on landslide loss-assessment methodology. Numerous photographs and detailed descriptions of landslide damage can be found in this open-file, report, as well as damage statistics for damages from ALL earthquake effects, other than landslides.

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