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LeMieux Landslide of June 20, 1993, South Nation Valley, Southeastern Ontario

G. R. Brooks

LeMieux Landslide of June 20, 1993, South Nation Valley, Southeastern Ontario

A Photographic Record (Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report)

by G. R. Brooks

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Published by McClain Printing Company .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11027544M
ISBN 100660153866
ISBN 109780660153865

This brief account lists the dimensions, and the soil and climatic conditions concerned in a large landslide which occurred along the South Nation River in Eastern Ontario. Ce bref récit donne les dimensions ainsi que les conditions climatiques et celles du sol en rapport avec un éboulement de grande importance qui est survenu sur les rives. The search for four people possibly caught in Thursday's landslides in southeastern B.C. resumed Friday afternoon and was to continue until dark and resume at first light Saturday, officials say.

South-western Ontario, along with the central and eastern prairies and south-central British Columbia experiences hail much more frequently than the rest of Canada. (Etkin and Brun, ). From to there were days with hail in Ontario. Full text of "The Landslide Handbook - A Guide to Understanding Landslides" See other formats.

South Nation River landslide, 16 May Download: View final version: South Nation River landslide, 16 May and the soil and climatic conditions concerned in a large landslide which occurred along the South Nation River in Eastern Ontario. Publication date: Language: English: Peer reviewed: No: Identifier: DBR-TP NRC number. A massive retrogressive landslide in sensitive Champlain Sea sediments near Saint-Boniface-de-Shawinigan, Quebec, Canada, April , Landslide News, 10, 17–19, 16 Fransham, P. and Gadd, N.: Geological and geomorphological controls of landslides in Ottawa Valley, Ontario.


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LeMieux Landslide of June 20, 1993, South Nation Valley, Southeastern Ontario by G. R. Brooks Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Lemieux landslide of JLeMieux Landslide of June 20 Nation Valley, southeastern Ontario a photographic record G.R. Brooks, J.M. Aylsworth, S.G. Evans, and D.E. Lawrence Abstract Beginning at about on Ja sensitive clay flow occurred near the former townsite of Lemieux, Ontario.

The failure involved to Mm of sand, silt. The Lemieux Landslide Of JSouth Nation Valley, Southeastern Ontario: A Photographic Record on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Lemieux Landslide Of JSouth Nation Valley, Southeastern Ontario: A Photographic RecordFormat: Paperback. Get this from a library. The Lemieux landslide of JSouth Nation Valley, southeastern Ontario: a photographic record. [Gregory Robert Brooks; Geological Survey of Canada.].

Between the villages of Casselman and Lemieux, the banks of the South Nation River have experienced large-scale retrogressive landslides. The most recent occurred on Jtwo years after the town of Lemieux was abandoned and residents were relocated because of the efforts of South Nation Conservation.

The landslide dammed the river and consumed 17 hectares of land next to the. A large (est. volume X m3) landslide occurred in sensitive Leda clay on the east bank of the South Nation River at Lemieux, Ontario (°N, °W), on J The earthflow involved an area of about 17 ha and retrogressed a total of m, m into the flat plain above the river.

No lives were lost but a motorist was injured. The Lemieux Landslide of JSouth Nation Valley, southeastern Ontario *Note: SNC did not expropriate these properties but purchased them at market value from willing sellers* South Nation Valley of the landslide that occurred at Lemieux on J and the impacts on the South Nation River.

On Jtwo years after the town was officially abandoned, a low-angle slope failure occurred due to excessive rain. This resulted in a massive retrogressive landslide covering 17 hectares that swallowed the town’s former main street, creating a new bay on the South Nation River and dumping around million cubic metres of debris.

Home» Lemieux, ON Landslide, Jun Lemieux, ON Landslide, Jun Submitted by George _P. Ontario | Landslides | ; Lemieux is a ghost town in the Canadian province of Ontario, which was located on the shore of the South Nation River in the Prescott and Russell County township of South Plantagenet.

The community was abandoned over a. Beginning at about on Ja sensitive clay flow occurred near the former townsite of Lemieux, Ontario. The failure involved to Mm3 of sand, silt, and clay which flowed into South Nation Valley, inundating km of the valley bottom and impounding South Nation River.

Walk north along the open trail to the headscarp of the Lemieux landslide. The best views are from the opposite side of the landslide. It is easier to walk around the headscarp than to attempt to cross the scar.) The 20 km stretch of valley of the South Nation River downstream of Casselman is the most active landsliding region in Ontario.

Lemieux was officially abandoned inonly the cemetery remains today. Landslide Potential Retrogressive Landslides Between the villages of Casselman and Lemieux, the banks of the South Nation River have experienced large-scale retrogressive landslides.

The most recent occurred on J The landslide dammed the river and. The village of Lemieux, beside the South Nation River, had to be abandoned in the early s because of a risk of landslides, and in a slide carried away 17 hectares of land from the.

The Lemieux landslide of JSouth Nation Valley, southeastern Ontario -a photographic record. Geological Survey of Canada, Misc. Report14, Geological Survey of Canada.

Brooks GR, Aylsworth JM, Evans SG, Lawrence DE () The Lemieux landslide of JSouth Nation Valley, southeastern Ontario – a photographic record. Geological Survey of Canada, Misc.

Report 56 Google Scholar. Lemieux, the town that was 'moved' by landslides. Engineering studies, initiated following a large landslide on the South Nation River inconcluded that the town of Lemieux lay within a zone susceptible to large landslides.

As a result, the town site was abandoned in and residents were relocated at government expense. Brooks GR, Aylsw orth JM, Evans SG, Lawrence DE () The Lemieux landslide of JSouth Nation V alley, southeastern Ontario – a photographic record.

Geological Survey of. The South Nation River landslide ( May ) occurred at a site 48 km east of Ottawa and involved nearly 28 ha of debris, which was carried upstream and downstream, filling nearly km of the riverbed to a depth of 11 m.

The Lemieux landslide (20 June ), km downstream, blocked the river again with nearly 3 million m 3 of sediment.

A large (est. volume X 10(6) m3) landslide occurred in sensitive Leda clay on the east bank of the South Nation River at Lemieux, Ontario (degrees-N, degrees-W), on J "The Lemieux Landslide of JSouth Nation Valley, Southeastern Ontario-A Photographic Record." Geological Survey of Canada, Miscellaneous Report.

The danger of a landslide along the South Nation River near the abandoned Hamlet of Lemieux north of here shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone, said.

The former site of the town of Lemieux, Ontario collapsed into the South Nation River in The town's residents had previously been relocated because of the suspected instability of the earth in that location. As the land gradually rose again the sea coast retreated and .The Lemieux Landslide Late on the afternoon of Ja 17 ha area of sensitive marine silt and clay close to the Lemieux townsite failed with flow proceeding rapidly into the South Nation River (Figure 8).

The first eyewitnesses noted a water displacement of up to 2 m high moving along the river both up-and downstream. The Verney landslide, on the northern British Columbia coast (Fig. 1; Table 1), does not fit into the above categories. It is visible on a 23 July Landsat 7 image, but not a 20 July image.

The landslide is a rock avalanche, probably initiated as a rock fall at m elevation, low compared to the other rock avalanches.