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Dozens Evacuate in Washington State, Fearing Landslide | NPR
The first to notice the growing crack in Rattlesnake Ridge, located near Yakima, was a local pilot, back in October. Since then, geologists have been monitoring the area in Washington state, and report that 4 million cubic yards of land have moved in just a couple of months -- faster than was expected. David Montgomery, professor of Earth and space sciences at the UW, is quoted.
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