Comparing Appalachian Mountains And Avalanches

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An Avalanche is a rapid flow of snow down a hill or mountain side. An Avalanche is caused by new snow or rain can cause snow to suddenly dislodge and cascade down the side of a mountain. Avalanches have been known to be caused by earthquakes or other natural movements. Avalanches have a better chance to occur in mountains such as the Appalachian Mountains, or any other mountain with a 35-45 degree angle. Avalanches can cause flash floods, or economic impact. They can also cause damage to property because of the force coming down the mountain side is strong enough to destroy a house. They have also been known to cause a lot of casualties, because they can get caught in the avalanche and become buried, to get them unburied would take someone

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