News in Review White Dragons: The Killer Avalanches

News in Review White Dragons: The Killer Avalanches

It has been a deadly avalanche season in Canada. By the end of February 2009, 16 people had been killed, most of them in British Columbia. Why are so many people dying? In this News in Review story we’ll look at why the so-called white dragons are so dangerous. We’ll also examine what avalanche-control experts are doing to try to prevent them.

  • 2009
  • 00:13:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2009
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Edition
April 2009
Subjects
Avalanches -- British Columbia [LCSH] Avalanches -- Control -- British Columbia [LCSH] Social sciences [LCSH] Geography [LCSH] Science [LCSH] Earth sciences [LCSH]
Team
Carla Robinson (Host), Mark Kelley (Journalist)
Closed captioning
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