Accession Number : AD0720080

Title :   Problem of Characterizing Avalanche Areas on Railroads in Kuznetskii Alatau,

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

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

Report Date : 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 21

Abstract : At the present time, on a section of the railroad extending about 83 kilometers there are 20 locations with a total length of 5,000 meters where avalanching is observed every winter. The general nature of the probability distribution of the avalanche volumes and their distribution by months in the investigated 83 km for 1964-1966 are presented. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AVALANCHES, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS), (*RAILROADS, SNOW), VOLUME, PERIODIC VARIATIONS, TERRAIN, MOUNTAINS, STATISTICAL DATA, USSR

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

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE