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Road access to Alaskan port of Valdez cut off by avalanches

Avalanche debris is pictured on the Richardson Highway in Alaska in this January 25, 2014 handout photo. REUTERS/Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities /Handout

Avalanche debris is pictured on the Richardson Highway in Alaska in this January 25, 2014 handout photo. REUTERS/Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities /Handout

Avalanche debris is pictured on the Richardson Highway in Alaska in this January 25, 2014 handout photo. REUTERS/Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities /Handout
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Avalanche debris is pictured on the Richardson Highway in Alaska in this January 25, 2014 handout photo. REUTERS/Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities /Handout

Avalanche debris is pictured on the Richardson Highway in Alaska in this January 25, 2014 handout photo. REUTERS/Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities /Handout

Avalanche debris is pictured on the Richardson Highway in Alaska in this January 25, 2014 handout photo. REUTERS/Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities /Handout
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