Date: 2017-09-18 17:00:03
A thick stream of mud and grass slides down a sweeping mountain landscape in a video shared widely on Chinese social media.
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Unlike some sudden landslides, this mass oozes like lava. Scientists can only speculate what caused the phenomenon, but may it be an effect of thawing permafrost, documented elsewhere in the region. Read more about the dramatic landslide: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/09/permafrost-thaw-landslide-tibet-video-spd/
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