March 27, 2014 in City
PHOTO ARCHIVE photo

A mountain of earth plugs the Spokane River about 1 mile east of its confluence with the Columbia River following a massive landslide in 1969. All but tiny traces of the winter’s snowfall had been absorbed into the ground when the soggy mass broke loose from the north shore. This view looks eastward, where the blocked stream, rising slowly, began flowing again over the southern edges of the slide within hours.

 
 
 
 

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