Avalanche Facts

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Avalanche Facts - An avalanche is a rapid- ly descending mass of...
An avalanche is a rapid- ly descending mass of and ice or rock and earth usually activated when the base of the mass is unable to support additional weight or is undermined by ero- sion or melting, The World Almanac says. Avalanches push a wall of pressurized air before them which has toppled railroad cars, and the vacuum created in wake has pulled people of their homes.

Clipped from The Corbin Times-Tribune16 Aug 1972, WedPage 5

The Corbin Times-Tribune (Corbin, Kentucky)16 Aug 1972, WedPage 5
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