Guide to Geologic Hazards in Alaska

Slab avalanche
Slab avalanches occur when a more cohesive or harder layer of snow sets on top of a less cohesive or softer and weaker layer of snow. Slab avalanches often involve large volumes of fast moving snow. (Tremper, Bruce, 2008)
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