Cannon Against Avalanches – level 1

18-01-2022 15:00

Mount Elbrus is Europe’s highest mountain. It is in Russia’s Caucasus Mountains. When too much snow builds up, there can be avalanches. Big avalanches are dangerous.

However, small avalanches are OK. People shoot bombs on the mountain. The bombs start small avalanches.

They use a howitzer. It is a war machine from the 1950s.

Difficult words: avalanche (a mass of snow falling down a mountainside), howitzer (a type of a cannon which fires upwards).

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