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    Causes of avalanches

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    Causes of avalanches
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    An avalanche is a mass of snow falling or sliding down from large mountain slopes. It resembles a landslide. As it moves, the avalanche creates a shock wave facilitating the greatest destruction.

    An avalanche is a mass of snow falling or sliding down from large mountain slopes. It resembles a landslide. As it moves, the avalanche creates a shock wave facilitating the greatest destruction.

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