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Wat is the meaning of avalanche???

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Asked by Deepika Chakraborty, 09 Feb '10 12:10 pm
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A mass of snow pouring down a mountain.
Answered by sumati gayki, 09 Feb '10 12:12 pm

 
  
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Barfila toofan
Answered by krish, 09 Feb '10 12:13 pm

 
  
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No. It is not a mass of snow pouring down a mountain please. It is a snow-storm.
Answered by nkpathak, 09 Feb '10 02:01 pm

 
  
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A big big rock of snow sliding down the hill
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 09 Feb '10 12:24 pm

 
  
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Large mass of rock debris or snow that moves rapidly down a mountain slope, sweeping and grinding everything in its path. An avalanche begins when a mass of material overcomes frictional resistance of thesloping surface, often after its foundation is loosened by spring rains or is rapidly melted by a foehn (warm, dry wind). Vibrations caused by loud noises, such as artillery fire, thunder, or blasting, can start the mass inmotion.

Large rock avalanches (rockfalls) have dammed rivers and buried towns. They are commonly composed ofbedrock fragments a few centimetres (an inch or so) in diameter and include much soil and dust. Rock avalanches are thought to ride on a cushion of compressed air that allows them to travel long distances. Adebris avalanche usually occurs in unconsolidated earth materials when weakened by moisture.

Some snow avalanches develop during heavy snowstorms and slide while the snow is still falling, but more often they occur after the snow has accumulated at a give ...more
Answered by KARTIKAY SHARMA, 09 Feb '10 12:18 pm

 
  
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A huge amount of Snow which causes landslide and dumped.......
Answered by pradeep mishra, 09 Feb '10 12:12 pm

 
  
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