Alpine Avalanches

Alpine Avalanches

Downloadable Video - 2008
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This film explores the world's most destructive avalanches, from Hannibal's 218 BCE crossing of the Alps and thee use of avalanches as weapons in World War I to deadly avalanches of the late 20th Century. Viewers will learn what conditions create avalanches, how rescue efforts proceed after and avalanche, and finally, safety tips for avoiding and responding to avalanches.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , BBC Worldwide Ltd, , [2008]
Copyright Date: ©2008
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (46 min. 34 sec.)) : sound, color
Additional Contributors: Films Media Group
BBC Worldwide Ltd.


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