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Avalanche dynamics

Charles F. Leaf

Avalanche dynamics

engineering applications for land use planning

by Charles F. Leaf

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Published by Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in Fort Collins, Colorado .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibl p43-44.

Statement(by) Charles F. Leaf and M. Martinelli.
SeriesForest Service research papers -- RM-183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13716289M

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