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Avalanches

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Originally comprising Melbourne, Australia-based musicians and DJs, namely Darren Seltmann, Robbie Chater, Tony Diblasi, Gordon McQuilten, Dexter Fabay and James De La Cruz, the Avalanches’...

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Avalanches

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Originally comprising Melbourne, Australia-based musicians and DJs, namely Darren Seltmann, Robbie Chater, Tony Diblasi, Gordon McQuilten, Dexter Fabay and James De La Cruz, the Avalanches’...

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avalanche

Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

A rapidly descending mass, usually of snow, down a mountainside. Powder avalanches consist of a moving amorphous mass of snow. Slab avalanches occur when a large block of snow moves down a...

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avalanche

Overview page. Subjects: Physics.

A shower of ionized particles created by a single ionization as a result of secondary ionizations caused by the original electron and ion being accelerated in an electric field. Each...

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avalanche

Christopher Gorse, David Johnston and Martin Pritchard.

in A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 10 words.

A sudden mass movement of snow down a mountainside.

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avalanche

Olivier Rubin and Rasmus Dahlberg.

in A Dictionary of Disaster Management

P ublished online April 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural Disasters (Environment). 268 words.

A *mass movement of rapidly falling or sliding snow and ice, often mixed with soil and rock. Avalanches represent

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avalanche

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 3 words.

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avalanche

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 3 words.

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avalanche

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 3 words.

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avalanche

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 45 words.

A sudden, rapid mass movement process like a landslide, but involving a large mass of snow, ice, and rock

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avalanche

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 45 words.

A sudden, rapid *mass movement process like a *landslide, but involving a large mass of snow, ice,

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