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REF NO.: 119

SUBJECT: Free Lecture in St. John’s on Avalanches in the Battery - A talk to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the tragic avalanche of 1959

DATE: Feb. 11

On Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009 at 7:30 p.m., the Johnson GEO CENTRE will host an IYPE public lecture, Avalanches in the Battery by Dr. David Liverman, Geological Survey, Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Natural Resources. Free admission. Cash bar to follow. Everyone welcome.

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