Mountainous Areas of the USSR Prone to Avalanche, Landslide, and Mudslide

Title

Mountainous Areas of the USSR Prone to Avalanche, Landslide, and Mudslide

Subject

Avalanche vulnerability

Description

A map of landslide, avalanche, and mudslide vulnerable areas of the Soviet Union. Notice how much of the hazard zones are in sparsely populated areas in the Far East, but also in more thickly settled mountain regions of Central Asia and the Caucasus.

Creator

Kravatsova, 1971

Publisher

Holly Strand, University of Colorado

Date

1971

Type

map

Files

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Citation

Kravatsova, 1971, “Mountainous Areas of the USSR Prone to Avalanche, Landslide, and Mudslide,” Mapping Cultural Space Across Eurasia, accessed October 1, 2022, https://eurasia.omeka.fas.harvard.edu/items/show/928.

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