avalanche wind

雪崩风

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  • Avalanche — This article refers to the natural event. For other uses, see Avalanche (disambiguation) An avalanche is an abrupt and rapid flow of snow, often mixed with air and water, down a mountainside. Avalanches are among the biggest dangers in the… …   Wikipedia

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  • Galtür Avalanche — On February 23 1999 the worst Alpine avalanche in 40 years. It killed 31 people in the small Alpine village of Galtür, Austria. Three major weather systems originating from the Atlantic accounted for large snow falls totalling around four metres… …   Wikipedia

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  • Wellington, Washington avalanche — The Wellington avalanche was the worst avalanche, measured in terms of lives lost, in the history of the United States.For nine days at the end of February 1910, the little town of Wellington, Washington was assailed by a terrible blizzard.… …   Wikipedia

  • Operation Rock Avalanche — Part of the War in Afghanistan (2001 present) Date October 19–25, 2007 Location Northeast Afghanistan Result U …   Wikipedia

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