Landslides of the 1920 Haiyuan earthquake, northern China

  title={Landslides of the 1920 Haiyuan earthquake, northern China},
  author={Yueren Xu and J. Liu‐Zeng and M. Allen and Weiheng Zhang and P. Du},
  pages={935 - 953}
The great M ~ 8 1920 Haiyuan earthquake (HYEQ) was one of the largest and most deadly earthquakes in China in the last century, with ~ 234,000 deaths. The earthquake occurred within the Loess Plateau of northern China, where Quaternary loess deposits form a distinctive blanket across the landscape. Large regions of this loess cover experienced co-seismic landslides. Based on an analysis of the original disaster reports, field surveys, and satellite image interpretation, we have compiled the… Expand
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