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Firn — Old snow that has become granular and compacted (dense) as the result of various surface metamorphoses, mainly melting and refreezing but also including sublimation. The resulting particles are generally spherical and rather uniform.


Image:Snow density.jpg


Also See


Reference

  • 1 The Snow Life-Cycle [1]

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