Alternative definitions (2), class: vernacular (0)
Term: Snow-line
Definition: (1) Climatic snow-line: lowest altitude of continuous snow cover in high mountainous areas in summer. (2) Orographic snow-line: lowest altitude at which isolated patches of snow protected from melting by orographic conditions persist in summer.
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