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  • Fernando Rivero
  • José Antonio Cuchí
Fernando Rivero
José Antonio Cuchí
N.º 17, Artículos, Páginas 197-224


El presente artículo presenta algunas características de la avalancha que destruyó la pequeña localidad de Langtang (Nepal), consecuencia del terremoto del 25 de abril de 2015

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