Wind crust

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Wind crust A type of snow crust formed by the packing action of wind on previously deposited snow. Wind crust may break locally, but, unlike wind slab, does not constitute an avalanche hazard.
Wind crust A type of snow crust formed by the packing action of wind on previously deposited snow. Wind crust may break locally, but, unlike wind slab, does not constitute an avalanche hazard.

Wind crust A type of snow crust formed by the packing action of wind on previously deposited snow. Wind crust may break locally, but, unlike wind slab, does not constitute an avalanche hazard.


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[edit] Reference

  1. Glossary of Meteorology Wind crest [1]
  2. National Avalanche Center and The Friends of the Utah Avalanche Forecast Center. Wind slab [2]
  3. Glossary of Meteorology Snow Crest [3]



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