The 50 Most Famous Snow Storm Photographs

14. The Winter of Terror

Photographer: Unknown

Year: Winter 1950-51

Location: Swiss & Austrian Alps

Casualties: 265

Heavy ice and snow storms in the winter of 1950-51 compounded their destruction by causing over 600 avalanches in the Swiss and Austrian Alps. On one extreme day, the Swiss town of Andermatt endured six avalanches and lost thirteen people in just one hour.

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