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snowslide

[′snō‚slīd]
(hydrology)
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We used principal components analysis (PCA) to examine possible morphological differences among the two parental species and the Snowslide Spring population and to visually explore patterns in the data (Fig.
Once you arrive in this wonderful twilight world in northern Finland, enjoy a host of seasonal activities for all ages such as the Snowslide (children only), Snowmobile ride, a husky dog drive, a ride through the magical winter forest on a sleigh drawn by reindeer, the chance to meet Father Christmas and walks in the snowy woods lit with Christmas lights.
Rescue chief John Grieve said the three dead climbers - two from Northern Ireland and one from Scotland - "had no chance" after being swamped by the snowslide.
They said the snowslide happened at around noon as skiers belonging to a tour group were moving through the area.
The fact that a snowslide has never been known to occur at a particular locality is no guarantee of safety whatever.
A spokesman said the snowslide was shorter than 100ft and the organisers had failed to provide evidence of animated penguins and polar bears.
Another seven died in a separate snowslide in nearby Valzur the next day.
Most backpackers enter from the wilderness's western boundary, at Snowslide Gulch trailhead, a little south of the town of Jarbidge.
Gorbachev of course is not opposing Napoleon, but with somewhat analogous stratagems has been declining to send troops against the fragmenting satellite bloc, refusing to crush internal political dissent, trying to keep his footing atop a force of nature, as though balancing on a vast snowslide - a Tolstoyan epic hero welcoming change, or at least prepared to let nature take its course.
Last year, an earthquake that killed 9,000 people across Nepal sent a massive snowslide crashing into Base Camp, killing at least 18 climbers and guides and putting an end to that year's campaign.