Accession Number:

AD0720061

Title:

Avalanche Hazard on the Ust-Kamenogorsk-Zyryanovsk Railway,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER N H

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

The article presents data on formation and descent of avalanches and on their volumes in the vicinity of the Ust-Kamenogorsk-Zyryanovsk railway. Avalanche protective measures used on the line are analyzed. Included are several recommendations on protection of the railway from avalanches. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Snow, Ice and Permafrost
  • Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE