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All the hazards that involve massive displacement of snow and / or ice. Edit or translate this description.
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Status: proposed



Only snow avalanches that are relatively predictable and that directly affect populations are taken into account. We thus consider the big ones (winter powder avalanches and spring wet avalanches), but not the slab avalanches, well known by skiers and mountaineers, but usually not affecting villages.

Also see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avalanche for more information.

How to Map

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