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-Astronomically, this is the period between the winter solstice and the vernal equinox. It is characterized as having the coldest temperatures of the year, when the sun is primarily over the opposite hemisphere. Customarily, this refers to the months of December, January, and February in the North Hemisphere, and the months of June, July, and August in the Southern Hemisphere.+[[Image:Na tmo snowcover.jpg|Astronomically, this is the period between the '''[[winter solstice]]''' and the '''[[vernal equinox]]'''. It is characterized as having the coldest '''[[temperatures]]''' of the '''[[year]]''', when the sun is primarily over the opposite hemisphere.'''[[Winter]]''' and snow cover over North America in the winter.|thumb|400px]]
 +Astronomically, this is the period between the '''[[winter solstice]]''' and the '''[[vernal equinox]]'''. It is characterized as having the coldest '''[[temperatures]]''' of the '''[[year]]''', when the sun is primarily over the opposite hemisphere.
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 +Customarily, this refers to the months of December, January, and February in the '''[[North Hemisphere]]''', and the months of June, July, and August in the Southern Hemisphere.
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 +== '''Also see''' ==
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 +*'''[[Working with Snow]]'''
 +*'''[[Frozen Ground]]'''
 +*'''[[Permafrost]]'''
 +*'''[[Mountain]]'''
 +*'''[[Daylight]]'''
 +*'''[[Alpine permafrost]]'''
 +*'''[[Landscape]]'''
 +*'''[[Thaw]]'''
 +*'''[[Peat]]'''
 +== '''Reference''' ==
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 +* Wikipedia ''Winter'' [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winter]
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Astronomically, this is the period between the winter solstice and the vernal equinox. It is characterized as having the coldest temperatures of the year, when the sun is primarily over the opposite hemisphere.Winter and snow cover over North America in the winter.
Astronomically, this is the period between the winter solstice and the vernal equinox. It is characterized as having the coldest temperatures of the year, when the sun is primarily over the opposite hemisphere.Winter and snow cover over North America in the winter.

Astronomically, this is the period between the winter solstice and the vernal equinox. It is characterized as having the coldest temperatures of the year, when the sun is primarily over the opposite hemisphere.

Customarily, this refers to the months of December, January, and February in the North Hemisphere, and the months of June, July, and August in the Southern Hemisphere.


[edit] Also see

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  • Wikipedia Winter [1]

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