snow cap

snow cap

[′snō ‚kap]
(hydrology)
Snow covering a mountain peak when no snow exists at lower elevations.
Snow on the surface of a frozen lake.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A tiny stream from Kilimanjaro's eternal snow cap still trickled over the edge of the rocky wall at the upper end of the gulch, forming a little pool at the bottom of the cliff from which a small rivulet wound downward to the tunnel through which it passed to the gorge beyond.
Experts at Bangor University have discovered the snow cap on Wales' highest mountain is shrinking.
Snowdon in winter is one of the most evocative images of Wales, but the mountain's snow cap has been receding, according to a study Picture: JEREMY WILLIAMS
Maredsous, a daughter of Homme de Loi trained by Dominique Sepulchre and ridden by Stephane Pasquier, clearly relished the testing conditions and came home seven lengths clear of Snow Cap. The winner was coupled with his stablemate, Dzinigane, as a 104-10 chance.
Pyramid Ales of Seattle, WA, is celebrating the seasonal release of Snow Cap Ale with an opportunity to raise funds for search and rescue organizations nationwide.
The favourite Snow Cap ran out an easy winner of the 12-furlong event, and this former handicapper will now be trained for the Group 3 Prix d'Hedouville.
Seasonal ales from 24 regional craft breweries will be poured at the event, including such stalwarts as Jubelale, Jack Frost, Mogul Ale, Wassail Winter Ale, Snow Cap Ale and Bobbydazzler.
"The beers are rich and full-bodied, and there is great competition to brew a better beer than last year." Pyramid Snow Cap Ale is produced by Hart's Pyramid Ales in Kalama, WA.
The reports comes after pollution from coal plants in Kemerovo turned white snow caps and streets into an eerie black colour.
We go from rainforests on the first day to snow caps when we hit the summit.
Late season snow caps an early blooming rhododendron.
In 10 or 20 years the Cairngorms are also likely to lose their summer snow caps, threatening species such as the tiny alpine bird the snow bunting.