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Over decades, building toward disaster


INTERACTIVE: Aerial photographs of the area around the Oso slide from the 1930s through 2014 show a series of major slides scarring the hill while the river gets pushed away, only to fight its way back. The decades of shifting landscape have one human constant: Even as warnings mounted, people kept moving in. This interactive tells that story.


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