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Crushing avalanches

Author: Louise Spilsbury; Richard Spilsbury
Publisher: Chicago : Heinemann Library, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the causes and effects of avalanches, case studies of past avalanches, and how they can be predicted or prevented in the future.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Spilsbury; Richard Spilsbury
ISBN: 1403437211 9781403437211 1403442304 9781403442307
OCLC Number: 51647461
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: What is an avalanche? --
Where do avalanches happen? --
What causes an avalanche? --
Case study : Yungay, Peru, 1970 --
What happens in an avalanche? --
Case study : Les Orres, France, 1998 --
Who helps after an avalanche? --
Case study : Anchorage, Alaska, 2000 --
Can avalanches be predicted? --
Can avalanches be prevented? --
How do people prepare for avalanches? --
How about avalanches in the future? --
Some avalanche disasters of the past.
Responsibility: Louise and Richard Spilsbury.

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Describes the causes and effects of avalanches, case studies of past avalanches, and how they can be predicted or prevented in the future.

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