old snow


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old snow

[′ōld ¦snō]
(hydrology)
Deposited snow in which the original crystalline forms are no longer recognizable, such as firn or spring snow. Also known as firn snow.
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And in a poem from his 1991 collection Old Snow, he writes: "The new century's tongue is beaten by four hammers in turn.
The tornado that went through the Wheatland/New Munster area in Western Kenosha County had estimated top winds between 150-160 mph, inflicted minor injuries on 15 people, and traveled over several frozen ponds and old snow piles
Reynolds gives us one beautiful glimpse of the raging internal battle when we see Chris poking around the family garage and finding his old snow globe collection.
The rhino problem is that 23 million Japanese men think his horn will help theirs, the poor old snow leopard makes a wicked coat for French politicians' mistresses to go skiing in, and the cuddly polar bear is up against it since global warming raised the temperature of the great ice caps to that of your average jacuzzi.
WITH regard to the 'mystery' photographon Tuesday, this is clearly a shot of Platform 5 at the old Snow Hill Station.
There might be only some old snow piles and snow in the shade'' left in your backyard, he said.
We have got significant amounts of new snow on top of old snow.
Ali, of Old Snow Hill, Birmingham, was not in court but the mother and three brothers of the murdered sisters sat in the public gallery as the judge passed sentence.
The 29-year-old, of Old Snow Hill, was found guilty at the city's crown court of murdering Yasmine Larbi-Cherif, 22, who he had been in a relationship with, and her sister Sabrina, 19.
A two-week trial was told that Ali, 29, of Old Snow Hill, Birmingham, used three knives to stab Yasmine twice and inflict 35 separate knife wounds on her sister, leaving behind a scene of carnage.
It is defined as a hard surface of old snow formed by granules freezing together after rain or warm temperatures.