burga

burga

[′bu̇r·gə]
(meteorology)
A storm of wind and sleet in Alaska. Also spelled boorga.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Evidence of temporary glacial advance exists for approximately this time in the Scandes Mountains (Karlen 1988, Nesje 1992) and the Alps (Burga 1988).