5 edition of Avalanche in the Alps found in the catalog.
Avalanche in the Alps
In Switzerland for a vacation in the Alps, members of the Explorers Club encounter spectacular views, serious hiking trails, and an avalanche.
|Statement||by Betsy Loredo ; illustrated by Michael Moran.|
|Series||The Explorers Club|
|Contributions||Moran, Michael, 1957- ill., United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.L8786 Av 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||78 p. :|
|Number of Pages||78|
|LC Control Number||93011175|
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Avalanche is an avalanche of events. I enjoy the bookshots very much. I know that they are sometimes unbelievable, but they are a lot of fun to read. If you just want to be entertained, Avalanche is a fun read/5.
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What is the current avalanche risk in the Northern French Alps/Savoie. As we write, the avalanche risk is 4 out of 5 – high. As we predicted last week, avalanche activity has been both Author: Telegraph Ski.
The Avalanche book. Read 7 reviews from the world. I chose it for my Someday Lists because of the title, expecting to read something about the Far North or the Alps or some other mountainous region. I mean, after all, that is where an avalanche generally happens, right.
I shifted the title to a challenge list when I needed a book published /5. Here Philip James de Loutherbourg, who specialised in such landscapes, adds human drama to the avalanche’s awesome progress via the terrified people (foreground) soon to be overwhelmed by nature’s power. De Loutherbourg’s exploration of sublime effect was assisted by.
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The project of avalanche control in the Alps goes back at least toin Andermatt, Switzerland, with a law that prohibited logging. Swiss peasants had moved farther into the mountains.
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Five skiers died this Sunday after being buried by an avalanche in the Alpine peak of Dachstein, in Upper Austria, where a huge mass of ice and snow has come off at 2, meters, police said. The victims are all Czech citizens, and despite the rapid device deployed, which included helicopters and specialized equipment, when [ ].
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After avalanches, large clearings or missing chutes of trees provide clues to an avalanche’s trajectory. The avalanche finally comes to a stop at.
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Lieutenant-Colonel, Christian Flagella, supposes the catastrophe had been caused by a wind slab, which actually triggered the avalanche.