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Avalanche Town

Grades: 6-12
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In 1995, an avalanche overran an unsuspecting fishing village in Iceland, killing 20 of its residents. Although avalanches are a common occurrence in the ...

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NOVA: "Avalanche!"


Adapted from NOVA: "Avalanche!" Stock footage courtesy of Icelandic National Television Service, 365 Media/Channel 2 Iceland, and Stephen Kroschel, David Woolard and Paul McGeoch, Pictures on the Wall.

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