The passage of Hurricane Mitch through Central America in October and November 1998 caused widespread and devastating flooding and landsliding. In this data set we document the locations where landslides initiated in response to the rainfall that accompanied Hurricane Mitch in seven study areas in Nicaragua.
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This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with U.S.Geological Survey editorial standards nor with the North American Stratigraphic Code.Any use of trade names in this publication is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S.Government.
|Landslide areas or initiation locations in format ARCE (version 8.1) Size: 1.2
|Landslides in format Shapefile (version 1.0) Size: 0.5