avalanche


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Synonyms for avalanche

snow-slide

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large amount

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Synonyms for avalanche

a slide of large masses of snow and ice and mud down a mountain

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a sudden appearance of an overwhelming number of things

gather into a huge mass and roll down a mountain, of snow

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More than 10,000 attendees have taken part in BRP's Ski-Doo-sponsored avalanche awareness seminars since 2009, led by renowned experts.
The avalanche was 1,800 feet long and about 300 feet wide at the crown, said Steve Karkanen, director of the Missoula-based West Central Montana Avalanche Center.
David Newman, Founder, Network Test, said : "The Avalanche NEXT interface brings accessibility, simplicity and power to application and security testing.
Both avalanches occurred on Saturday, with the Granite Mountain avalanche preceding the one on Red Mountain by a half hour.
Three avalanches of 200 cubic metres went down spontaneously near the mountain ski resort Roza Khutor, the emergency services reported.
The Black Diamond Avalanche features body-coloured bed surrounds, unique badging and additional features on the LS and LT models.
The Pakistani military has resumed the search that had been suspended overnight for 135 people - including 124 soldiers that are still missing after the avalanche that struck the base in the Gayari district at about 06:00 local time (03:00 CET) on Saturday.
Although snowfall in Bulgaria's high mountains creates hazardous avalanche conditions every year, the situation in 2012 is out of the ordinary, stressed Rusev in an interview for the Focus Information Agency.
King County sheriff's sergeant Cindi West said her office began receiving word about the avalanche near the Stevens Pass ski area, in the Cascade Mountains north east of Seattle just after noon yesterday.
Amiri said the second avalanche happened in the Sarbaland village of the district, injuring 25 people and destroying four houses.
Terrible avalanche occurred on June 25 at the volcanic Rainer Mountains, where 87 km southwest of the Seattle, Washington.
NICHE: Avalanche beacons are the backbone of the business: "BCA's beacons stand out from the crowd because of their rapid processors, and they are the easiest to use.
As many as 200 people were thought to have been watching snowmobile competitors ride up and down the slopes of Boulder Mountain when the avalanche occurred Saturday afternoon, according to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Srinagar, Feb 17 (ANI): The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has organised an avalanche rescue awareness camp here on Monday after an avalanche struck at Khilanmarg area near Gulmarg on February 8.
ISLAMABAD, February 08, 2010 (Balochistan Times): In occupied Kashmir, at least six Indian Army officers were killed and more than 450 personnel went missing, (Monday), when a massive avalanche struck a high altitude warfare training camp in Baramulla district.