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Term: Sastrugi
Definition: Sea ice terminology. Describes sharp, irregular ridges formed on a snow surface by wind erosion and snow accumulation. On floating ice, the ridges are parallel to the direction of the wind that was present at the time they were formed.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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