Accession Number : AD0720061

Title :   Avalanche Hazard on the Ust-Kamenogorsk-Zyryanovsk Railway,

Corporate Author : COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER N H

Personal Author(s) : Isakov,L. M. ; Anfilofev,B. A.

Report Date : 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : The article presents data on formation and descent of avalanches and on their volumes in the vicinity of the Ust'-Kamenogorsk-Zyryanovsk railway. Avalanche protective measures used on the line are analyzed. Included are several recommendations on protection of the railway from avalanches. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SNOW, HAZARDS), (*AVALANCHES, *RAILROADS), GROWTH(PHYSIOLOGY), PROTECTION, VOLUME, CLIMATE, FOUNDATIONS(STRUCTURES), USSR

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost
      Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE