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Avalanche Scrapbook

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S: Avalanche

BC: Thank you. Adranna & Michelle's Avalanche Project Science 4th period Madsen

1: This disaster is usually happening on mountain tops. (25-50 degrees) It rolls with large rocks until about the bottom of the mountain,

2: In 1962, 4000 people were killed by a avalanche known as the Mount Huascaran. 9 towns and 7 villages were deeply damaged by this avalanche. 4000 deaths occurred and bodies were found around 100 miles from this natural disaster.

3: Avalanche's can be triggered by human movement, the angle of a mountain or the elevation of a mountain. The popular place for avalanches to happen would be where there are ski and snowboarding resorts. Usually on a mountain that contains year round snow.

4: There are not exact ways scientists can stop avalanche's from happening. There are ways that they can tell when a avalanche may arrive. There are also track devices that skiers and snowboarders can hook to them selves to make it easier for finding the person!

5: A avalanche is a rapid flow of snow that is triggered usually by human activity. There are many different types of avalanches and all of them containing different debris. speeds and levels.

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  • Title: Avalanche Scrapbook
  • Mr.Madsen's Science Class Period 4
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  • Published: about 8 years ago