Removal of cornice at Twin Lakes [04]

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Title Removal of cornice at Twin Lakes [04]
Photo Number P0422n01_02_004
Description Black and white photograph taken during experiments by Edward La Chapelle using explosives for snow removal and avalanche control in February and March of 1966. Arrow points to the crater following the 15-pound charge blast. Here a larger piece of cornice was removed, but still no evidence of cutting action was observed. Dotted line shows edge of cornice before removal.
Subject Avalanches--Control--Utah--Photographs
Additional Information Photos accompanied a report by Edward La Chapelle, "Some effects of high explosives on snow: a report on preliminary investigations," available in the John Hoagland avalanche publications collection, ACCN 1571, box 11, folder 5.
Spatial Coverage Brighton (Utah); Salt Lake County (Utah)
Collection Number and Name P0422 John Hoagland photograph collection
Collection Name John Hoagland
Date 1966
ARK ark:/87278/s65x6xw3
Setname uum_map_usa
ID 2116399
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