The Swiss Federal Institute for snow and avalanche research on Weissfluhjoch near Davos at 8700 feet above sea level

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleTechnical Translation (National Research Council of Canada); no. TT-64
Physical description38 p.
AbstractOf all natural phenomena, avalanches are those which are most feared by people, for in this mountainous country they have a significance that must not be underestimated, having in the course of many years taken toll of numerous human lives and much property. It is not strange, therefore, that the authorities and the people themselves have been concerned about them at all times. However, until a few decades ago this concern was limited to avoiding damage. Actual prevention was either not considered at all, or was approached only with great hesitancy.
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PublisherNational Research Council of Canada. Division of Building Research
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC numberNRC-IRC-8711
NPARC number20331395
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Record identifierc8b2084c-1537-4c37-aa61-649c9bd60343
Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2017-07-06
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