Avalanche Handbook, Issues 485-490
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Alpine Snow and Avalanche Research Project, 1976 - Avalanches - 238 pages
Deals comprehensively and practically with effects, causes and behaviour of avalanches, protection of ski areas, highways and villages, and safety and rescue.
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