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.
References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pyramid Snow Cap Ale is produced by Hart's Pyramid Ales in Kalama, WA.