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Dam Breach at Mount Polley Mine in British Columbia

A breach in an earthen containment dam at a mine in British Columbia sent wastewater surging into nearby creeks and lakes.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Jesse Allen, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Caption by Adam Voiland.

Published August 17, 2014
Data acquired August 5, 2014

Source:
Landsat 8 > OLI
Topic:
Land Surface > Erosion/Sedimentation > Degradation