4 edition of Avalanches found in the catalog.
A detailed description of avalanches which includes their types and causes as well as the prediction of their occurrence and techniques of survival and rescue afterwards.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 104-106) and index.
|Statement||by Nathan Aaseng.|
|Series||Natural disasters, Natural disasters (Lucent Books)|
|LC Classifications||QC929.A8 A27 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||112 p. :|
|Number of Pages||112|
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