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The technology which starts avalanches

30 July 2018

Rocky cliffs with a snow avalanche

To reload the explosives the complete deployment box is lifted from the solar powered tower by helicopter and brought to a station building or warehouse.

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Technological systems Use this and other examples to identify the components of a technological system and how they are connected. Identify the input/s and output/s of particular technological systems and identify that a system transforms an input to an output. 1
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Keywords: avalanche tower, electronics, materials, digital, technological systems

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