Snow Avalanches

Part of the Environmental Science book series (ESE)


Snow avalanches represent a threat to societies in many countries of the world. In America, Asia, Australia, and Europe, several mountainous countries are affected by this type of natural hazard. People, housing areas, communication lines, ski areas, animals, and woodland are subjected to the threat of snow avalanches.


Debris Flow Hazard Zone Snow Avalanche Runout Distance Avalanche Hazard 
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