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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

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 76 words.

• Romansh • blanch, Blanche, branch, ranch, tranche • avalanche • backbench, bench, blench, clench, Dench, drench, entrench,

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avalanche

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 76 words.

• Romansh • blanch, Blanche, branch, ranch, tranche • avalanche • backbench, bench, blench, clench, Dench, drench, entrench,

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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

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 159 words.

A rapidly descending mass, usually of snow, down a mountainside. Powder avalanches consist of a moving amorphous mass of snow.

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Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 157 words.

A rapidly descending mass, usually of snow, down a mountainside. Powder avalanches consist of a moving amorphous mass of snow.

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avalanche

Storm Dunlop.

in A Dictionary of Weather

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Environmental Science. 214 words.

A large mass of snow that plunges down a mountain slope. Although some avalanches occur as snow is falling and

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Avalanches

Edited by Stephen H. Schneider, Terry L. Root and Michael D. Mastrandrea.

in Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology. 909 words.

The word avalanche, in general, denotes any large mass of snow, ice, rock, earth, or mud in rapid motion

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avalanches

Christopher J. Keylock.

in The Oxford Companion to the Earth

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 1006 words.

Avalanches may be defined quite simply as the rapid downslope movement of earth, ice, rock, or snow. This broad definition

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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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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’...

See overview in Oxford Index