4 edition of Manual for planning structural control of avalanches found in the catalog.
1966 by Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Fort Collins, Colo .
Written in English
|Other titles||Avalance control in the starting zone.|
|Statement||by Hans Frutiger and M. Martinelli, Jr.|
|Series||Research paper RM -- 19., U.S. Forest Service research paper RM -- 19.|
|Contributions||Martinelli, M., Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||68 p. :|
|Number of Pages||68|
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