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Record #70547:

The bursting of a snow dam, Tingmisut Lake, Melville Island, Northwest Territories. Project 770037 / J.A. Heginbottom.

Title: The bursting of a snow dam, Tingmisut Lake, Melville Island, Northwest Territories. Project 770037 / J.A. Heginbottom.
Author(s): Heginbottom, J. A.
Date: 1984.
In: Geological Survey of Canada. Paper. (1984.), Vol. 84-1B (1984)
Abstract: In July 1979, snow melt accumulated in lake basin, trapped behind dense snowdrift which blocked valley of outlet stream. Water level rose and overtopped snowdrift dam, resulting in major flood event. Implications for culvert and pipeline design discussed.
Notes:

Geological Survey of Canada. Paper. Vol. 84-1B :187-192 (1984).

Keywords: 551.579.2 -- Water supply from snow.
556 -- Hydrology.
551.579.4 -- Surface water fluctuations.
627.51 -- Floods.
(*41) -- Canada.
(*440) -- Northwest Territories.
(*464.85) -- Melville Island.
SPRI record no.: 70547

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