Alternative definitions (3), class: vernacular (0)
Term: Zastrugi
Definition: Ridges of hard snow alternating with wind-eroded furrows parallel to the wind direction, with typical lengths of metres and heights less than a metre. The word is the plural of Russian 'zastruga', and alludes to the result of planing a wooden surface with a jackplane.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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