Taming an avalanche

NOBODY can control an avalanche, but there are people trying to make them less dangerous. When snow builds up on slopes where avalanches are known to occur, some people try to make the avalanches fall before they get too big. The idea is that it is better to have three or four small avalanches than one big one.

NOBODY can control an avalanche, but there are people trying to make them less dangerous. When snow builds up on slopes where avalanches are known to occur, some people try to make the avalanches fall before they get too big. The idea is that it is better to have three or four small avalanches than one big one.

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