Berthoud Pass avalanche control [05]

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Title Berthoud Pass avalanche control [05]
Photo Number P0422n01_03_006
Description Black and white photograph from Edward La Chapelle's tour of Colorado avalanche area in March of 1955. This photo shows the upper part of the Stanley Peak slide at Berthoud Pass. "A" indicates the upper fracture zone, and "B" indicates the lower fracture zone. Note the line of trees along edge of "B" which act as a snow fence to dump snow into fracture zone."
Subject Avalanches--Colorado--Photographs
Additional Information Photos accompanied an April 1955 U.S. Forest Service report by Edward La Chapelle, "Report on tour of inspection, Colorado avalanche areas," available in the John Hoagland avalanche publications collection, ACCN 1571, box 11, folder 5.
Collection Number and Name P0422 John Hoagland photograph collection
Collection Name John Hoagland
Date 1955-03-13
ARK ark:/87278/s6szynpd
Setname uum_map_usa
ID 2116407
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