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Cherry Mountain Landslide, Jefferson

Cherry Mountain Slide - Jefferson, New Hampshire
Cherry Mountain Landslide, Jefferson - Once referred to as Pondicherry Mountain, this mountain consists of two peaks: Mount Martha, the highest peak, and Owl’s Head. Mount Martha is one of the mountains on the New Hampshire 52 With A View hiking list. And Owl's Head was the sight of a massive landslide in July 1885. Cherry Mountain is mostly known for the Cherry Mountain Slide (also referred to as the Stanley Slide and the Owl’s Head Slide). At 6:00 AM ...

Hancock Mountains Landslide, 2011

Landslide Hancock Mountain Range - White Mountains, NH
Hancock Mountains Landslide, 2011 - The landslide above, seen from along the East Branch of the Pemigewasset River, in August 2011, is on the side of the Hancock Mountain Range in the Pemigewasset Wilderness, New Hampshire. This was an old landslide that was in the process of being natural regenerated. And sometime between August 27-29, 2011, during Tropical Storm Irene, heavy rains caused it to slide again. The new landslide path looks to follow the track of the old one....[Continue ...