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Term: Slush
Definition: Snow or firn mixed with an amount of liquid water equaling or exceeding that required to fill the voids; soaked snow. Slush avalanches ('slushflows') can be a significant means of downslope transfer of mass, and hence of accelerating ablation by melting because of the increase of temperature with decreasing altitude.
Created 2022.03.08
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