As landslides go, Bingham Mine’s was huge

At an estimated 85 million to 92 million cubic yards, the slide at Kennecott Copper’s Bingham Canyon Mine was likely the largest human-caused landslide recorded in history.
EVENT
Bingham Mine, Utah Lituya Mtn., Alaska Mt. Steele, Yukon Mt. Meager, B.C., Canada Hope slide, B.C., Canada Goldau, Switzerland Val Pola, Italy Quake Lake, Mont. Lituya Bay, Alaska Frank slide, NW Territories Attabad, Pakistan Xiaolin, Taiwan Mt. Stellar, Alaska
Source: Jeff Moore

DATE
April 10, 2013 June 11, 2012 July 24, 2007 Aug. 6, 2010 Jan. 9, 1965 1806 July 28, 1987 Aug. 17, 1959 July 9, 1958 April 29, 1903 Jan. 4, 2010 Aug. 9, 2009 Sept. 24, 2005

ESTIMATED SIZE OF SLIDE
85-92 million* 78 million 65 million 63 million 61 million 52 million 52 million 43 million 39 million 39 million 39 million 33 million 26 million
*Estimate expressed as millions of cubic yards The Salt Lake Tribune