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Term: Chionosphere
Definition: The part of the Earth's surface lying above the regional snowline. Though useful, the term, due originally to Kalesnik, is in fact confined to the Russian literature. 'Chion' is a Greek word for snow.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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