OT Avalanches (was: Columbia)

From: Doc Shipley <doc_at_mdrconsult.com>
Date: Fri Feb 7 11:37:00 2003

On Fri, 7 Feb 2003, Jeffrey S. Worley wrote:

> When I was a kid, I tried and tried to make an igloo of packed cubes of
> snow. I never could get one finished as once the walls started to curve
> I couldn't get the layers to stick long enough to close the thing up and
> complete it. An igloo is a very stable structure, but a half-finished
> one isn't at all stable...

  ISTR the Inuit used water to fuse the blocks while building.

Received on Fri Feb 07 2003 - 11:37:00 GMT

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