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Heat ID'd as Subtle Cause of Rockfalls

April 15th, 2016

Episode 463 of 599 episodes

Rockfalls without an obvious cause (like an earthquake or expanding ice) may be due to hot daily air temperatures expanding small cracks in cliff faces.

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