The collapse was documented with drone imagery as was a permafrost rebound signature in the river water.
Observation by Jeffrey Luther:
Here are some photos from this morning, we did move a 966 loader below the part of the road that's about to go so we can keep access to the gravel pit, as soon as we are done with high water, I guess the IRR Roads person will have a plan to relocate the gravel pit access road. Not much has changed as for distances, just a lot of undercutting minus the chunk that went this morning while I was there. I was lucky to get fresh photos of it while I was flying the drone, you can see in the photos before & after.
LEO Editor comments:
This is part of a series of images that are being taken by the Tribal Environmental Department at the Native Village of Noatak. The also are collecting video using a drone. See attached images collections by Jeffrey Luther.