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Worst landslide disaster - death toll

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  • What: Worst landslide disaster - death toll

  • Where: China

A series of landslides, triggered off by a single earthquake which hit the Gansu Province, China on the 16 Dec 1920, accounted for most of the 180,000 people killed in the event.

 

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