Avalanche Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Avalanche.

  • 2 Student Essays
  • 3 Encyclopedia Articles
  • ...and more

Study Pack

The Avalanche Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (3)

434 words, approx. 2 pages
Avalanche An avalanche is a rapid downslope movement of some combination of rock, regolith, snow, slush, and ice. The movement can occur by any combination of sliding, falling, and rolling of pieces w... Read more
696 words, approx. 3 pages
Avalanche A sudden slide of snow and ice, usually in mountainous areas where there is heavy snow accumulation on moderate to steep slopes. Snow avalanches flow at an average speed of 80 mph (130 km/... Read more
22,480 words, approx. 75 pages
Ulrike Schwartz arrived with her children in Galtür, Austria, in February 1999 expecting to enjoy the best skiing of her life. The German family had plenty of company. The week prior to their arr... Read more
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