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 +[[Image:Firn snowflake38.jpg|'''[[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.|thumb|400px]]
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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. '''[[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.

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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.
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.

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.


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Reference

  • 1 The Snow Life-Cycle [1]

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