Laws of distribution of the snow cover on the greater Caucasus (Soviet Union)

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration in Washington DC .

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Subjects:

  • Remote sensing.,
  • Snow -- Measurement.

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Microfiche. [Washington, D.C.? : National Aeronautics and Space Administration], 1985. 1 microfiche.

Book details

StatementYe. Ye. Gurtowaya, G.K. Sulakvelidze and A.V. Yashina.
SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- NASA TM-77911., NASA technical memorandum -- 77911.
ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15298382M

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration.]. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gurtovaya, Ye Ye. Laws of distribution of the snow cover on the greater Caucasus (Soviet Union). (OCoLC) Abstract Redistribution of snow by avalanches in the Caucasus is of great significance in the nourishment of glaciers and the runoff, since, in general, the thickness and density of avalanche banks are considerably greater than the normal snow cover and reaches a volume of million cubic metres.

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