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Glacier hazards

Author: Lance Tufnell
Publisher: London ; New York : Longman, 1984.
Series: Topics in applied geography.
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Describes how glacier fluctuations due to climatic changes as well as glacier floods and ice avalanches have interfered with human activity throughout history. A case-study of glacier fluctuations in the Swiss conton of Valais is used to emphasize the need for improved hazard prediction and accident prevention techniques.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tufnell, Lance, 1940-
Glacier hazards.
London ; New York : Longman, 1984
(OCoLC)637318339
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lance Tufnell
ISBN: 0582300657 9780582300651
OCLC Number: 9196935
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 97 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Topics in applied geography.
Responsibility: Lance Tufnell.

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Describes how glacier fluctuations due to climatic changes as well as glacier floods and ice avalanches have interfered with human activity throughout history. A case-study of glacier fluctuations in the Swiss conton of Valais is used to emphasize the need for improved hazard prediction and accident prevention techniques.

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