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What Happened On The Ground In Oso, Washington?

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Search and rescue teams continue to comb the Oso, Washington mudslide disaster for survivors and bodies in the semi-rural community north of Seattle. The latest count puts the number of dead at 25, with at least 90 people still missing.

We looked at the science and story behind such massive mudslides in a March 27 hour, but it can still be hard to process the scope and scale of such a massive disaster.

A helpful Seatle Times interactive graphic, posted here, shows the huge expanse of land near Washington's Highway 530 ripped apart during the Saturday, March 22 mudslide.

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