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Author Spilsbury, Richard.

Title The science of avalanches / Richard Spilsbury.

Imprint New York, NY : Gareth Stevens Pub., c2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Nettels Non-Fiction  551.3 SPI    ---  Available
Edition 1st. ed.
Description 48 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Series Nature's wrath, the science behind natural disasters
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What is an avalanche? -- Type of avalanche -- What causes avalanches? -- Avalanche impacts -- Controlling avalanches.
Summary Readers will explore the causes and effects of different kinds of avalanches through real-life photographs and fact-filled accessible content. You will be guided through safety and disaster relief so you will be able to act if caught out in the cold when the snow starts to fall.
Audience 4-8 Mitinet.
4-8 Mitinet.
Subject Avalanches -- Juvenile literature.
Natural disasters -- Juvenile literature.
Rescue work -- Juvenile literature.
Avalanches -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.
Survival -- Juvenile literature.
Weather -- Juvenile literature.
Rescue dogs -- Juvenile literature.
Natural disasters -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.
Snow -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781433986512

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