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New avalanche detonation method makes ski slopes safer

Avalanches pose a serious threat to Swiss mountain resorts in winter. In critical areas rescue specialists trigger avalanches deliberately, when the ski slopes are empty. Now a new technique could revolutionise the detonation of avalanches. (SF/swissinfo)

This content was published on February 26, 2009 - 08:41

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