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.

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  1. The Corbin Times-Tribune,
  2. 16 Aug 1972, Wed,
  3. Page 5

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