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Title:
The World's Worst Disasters : Alpine Avalanches
Author:
Infobase, film distributor.
Publication Information:
[Place of publication not identified] : BBC, [2009]

New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2019.

©2009
Physical Description:
1 online resource (1 video file (46 min., 2 sec)) : sound, color.
Series:
The World's Worst Disasters

The World's Worst Disasters.
General Note:
Originally released by BBC, 2009.

Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on April 23, 2019.
Contents:
Alps (5:30); Himalayans and Slab Types (3:30); Andes Sturzstrom and Wind Types (3:34); Cascades: Wellington (2:20); The White Death (3:32); Cascades: Mount Rainier (3:41); Galtuer (7:45); Chamonix and Impact Control (7:41); Study and Prediction (6:08); Credits: Alpine Avalanches (0:29);
Abstract:
When a great torrent of snow and ice roars down a mountain at more than 200 miles an hour, there is no power on Earth to stop it. From the Alps to the Himalayas, the Rockies to the Andes, an avalanche can strike without warning, leaving the unwary no time to escape and overwhelming everything in its path.
Reading Level:
9 - 12
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