Natural Resources

Avalanches

Date: January 3, 1959

Location: Griquet

Easting: ?

Northing: ?

Latitude: 51° 32' 00" N

Longitude: 55° 28' 00" W

Fatalities: 0

Injuries: 1

Source: Personal interview by Janice Ryan, with Joanne Peyton

Flossie Burden 8 years old, was sliding on a steep hill when an avalanche occurred and buried her in snow. Flossie survived her ordeal and was warned not to go sliding on that hill again. The hill was behind her house.

 
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