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firn limit


The lower boundary of the zone of accumulation on a glacier where snow accumulates on an annual basis. Also called the Firn Line.
Source: physicalgeography.net

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firn limit


the lower boundary a glacier's firn accumulation to have endured for one year.
Source: terrapsych.com

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firn limit


A term used by glaciologists (scientists who study glaciers) for the boundary where the amount of snow loss from melting and evaporation equals the amount of snow accumulation from snowfall (also call [..]
Source: nature.nps.gov

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firn limit


A term used by glaciologists (scientists who study glaciers) for the boundary where the amount of snow loss from melting and evaporation equals the amount of snow accumulation from snowfall (also called the annual snowline).
Source: geomaps.wr.usgs.gov

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