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Crushing avalanches, Louise and Richard Spilsbury

Label
Crushing avalanches
Title
Crushing avalanches
Statement of responsibility
Louise and Richard Spilsbury
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the causes and effects of avalanches, case studies of past avalanches, and how they can be predicted or prevented in the future
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Spilsbury, Louise
Dewey number
551.57/848
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC929.A8
LC item number
.S65 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Spilsbury, Richard
Series statement
  • Awesome forces of nature
  • Heinemann infosearch
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Avalanches
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Crushing avalanches, Louise and Richard Spilsbury
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index
Contents
What is an avalanche? -- Where do avalanches happen? -- What causes an avalanche? -- Case study : Yungay, Peru, 1970 -- What happens in an avalanche? -- Case study : Les Orres, France, 1998 -- Who helps after an avalanche? -- Case study : Anchorage, Alaska, 2000 -- Can avalanches be predicted? -- Can avalanches be prevented? -- How do people prepare for avalanches? -- How about avalanches in the future? -- Some avalanche disasters of the past
Control code
13060879
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
32 p.
Isbn
9781403437211
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2003001106
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) 1310028
Label
Crushing avalanches, Louise and Richard Spilsbury
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index
Contents
What is an avalanche? -- Where do avalanches happen? -- What causes an avalanche? -- Case study : Yungay, Peru, 1970 -- What happens in an avalanche? -- Case study : Les Orres, France, 1998 -- Who helps after an avalanche? -- Case study : Anchorage, Alaska, 2000 -- Can avalanches be predicted? -- Can avalanches be prevented? -- How do people prepare for avalanches? -- How about avalanches in the future? -- Some avalanche disasters of the past
Control code
13060879
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
32 p.
Isbn
9781403437211
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2003001106
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) 1310028

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