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Term: Sastrugi
Definition: A series of long, frequently sharp, wave-like ridges of hard snow characteristic of windswept polar plains when the winds blow continually from one direction. Sastrugi are oriented perpendicular to the wind with a gentle slope to windward and a steep slope to leeward. syn. zastrugi
Created 2022.03.08
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