The Worst Avalanche In History | 10 Things You Didn’t Know About…

The worst avalanche in history occurred in 1970 in Peru, when an underwater earthquake triggered a glacial avalanche in the Andes.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 3'19''
  • Broadcast year: 2008
Curriculum Connection
  • Geography | Glacial landscapes | Glacial landforms | Ice

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: 10 Things You Didn't Know About...
  • Episode: Avalanches