Accession Number : AD0720062

Title :   Snow Avalanches on the Novokuznetsk-Tashtagol Railway,

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

Personal Author(s) : Anfilogev,B. A.

Report Date : 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : Based on analysis of project-surveying materials, data of the line section, and on-site observations, geomorphological and climatic factors affecting formation of avalanche conditions of this region are characterized. The article presents data on the number and volumes of avalanches affording estimation of the avalanche hazard in developing avalanche protective measures along the line. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AVALANCHES, *RAILROADS), HAZARDS, VOLUME, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, CLIMATE, VISUAL INSPECTION, SURVEYING(GEOGRAPHIC), SNOW, USSR

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

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE