Fluted snow

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Term: Fluted snow
Definition: Steep, strongly ribbed and gullied snow slopes produced by a combination of rime on the ribs and avalanching in the gullies. These slopes form the upper parts of the accumulation area of tropical and Himalayan glaciers.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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