red snow


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red snow

[′red ′snō]
(hydrology)
A snow surface of reddish color caused by the presence within it of certain microscopic algae or particles of red dust.
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The agreements on queen crab and red snow crab fishing will be in place for the next 12 months or so, and if further adjustment is needed, the two countries will again negotiate on the matter, they added.
The darkened area transformed to red snow spreading outward from a form in the middle, unquestionably the man's body.
Riding up and down the street with a red snow shovel balanced over one shoulder.
According to Cotton Mather supernatural happenings this year made it a veritable annus mirabilis: In the summer a cabbage root was seen in Boston, out of which sprang three wonderful branches, "one of them exactly resembling a Cutlace, another of them, as exactly resembling a Rapier, and a third, extreamly like to a Club used by the Indians in their Barbarous Executions." In the winter "Red Snow" covered the ground.
Because it lives a high altitudes in bright light conditions, the red snow has given scientists looking for life on Mars hope that similar organisms may once have lived there, if not now.
"The red snow gets all the publicity," remarks Ronald W.
The Met Office issued the red snow warning for an area north of Cardiff which includes Merthyr Tydfil, Pontypridd, Aberdare, Brecon and the busy Heads of the Valleys route through the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Tesco in Aberdare was besieged by hundreds of panic-stricken locals after they heard the red snow warning.
Mr Deans latest novel, Red Snow, was released in January as a sequel to Dark Pines.
The severity of this exceptional weather was underlined by the UK Met Office, which issued a rare 'red snow warning', meaning a potential risk to life.