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SNAPPED: Drone shots show the destruction caused by the April 22 landslide in Draper

UTAH — On the morning of April 22, a landslide occurred on Springtime Road in Draper and caused the destruction of two homes.

The houses had been vacant since October 2022 due to unstable ground conditions. The landslide had a width of two tennis courts at the top, and was more than three football fields long.

Aftermath of the landslide that took out two homes in Draper.
The aftermath of the landslide took out two homes in Draper. Courtesy of the Utah Geological Survey.
Overview of the landslide destruction in Draper.
Overview of the landslide destruction in Draper. Courtesy of the Utah Geological Survey.
Side view of the landslide destruction in Draper.
Side view of the landslide destruction in Draper. Courtesy of the Utah Geological Survey.

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