snow dune

snow dune

[′snō ‚dün]
(hydrology)
An accumulation of wind-transported snow resembling the forms of sand dunes.
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Snow Dunes at DC however attracted people in crowds.
The collaboration with partners across a range of entities is part of a wider strategy to diversify Qatar's tourism offerings and develop year round options for visitors and residents of different cultures and ages." Qatar's first-ever indoor snow themed park Snow Dunes opened its doors to the visitors on the second day of Eid at Doha Festival City Mall.
After studying data taken from 34 seismographs buried under Ross Ice Shelf's surface from 2014 to 2017, the researchers noticed that winds blowing across the giant snow dunes on the shelf were causing the snow to almost perpetually rumble, because of the vibration of high-frequency waves trapped near the snow's surface.
Capt Rudd, based at the Infantry Battle School in Brecon, Mid Wales, hauled a 140kg sled, negotiated huge snow dunes and was battered by 60mph gales in temperatures of -30C.
The group covered 680 miles, facing 100ft-deep crevasses, 10ft-high snow dunes and temperatures as low as -48degC.
Winds blowing across snow dunes on Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf cause the massive ice slab's surface to vibrate, producing a near-constant set of seismic "tones" scientists could potentially use to monitor changes in the ice shelf from afar, according to new research.
Stripped of background camouflage, birds are beautifully seen, Thin stems wilt in the thaw and trees bark takes on a sheen, Through the snow's pores breathes a brittleness into the air, The wind sweeps up snow dunes with tender care.
Images produced during the mission showed the rocky tops of volcanoes surrounded by the West Antarctic ice sheet, giant fields of snow dunes that zigzag across East Antarctica, and even the surface outline of subglacial Lake Vostok.
The team set off from Hercules Inlet on November 24 and battled against snow dunes up to 10 feet high during the gruelling trek.
They battled freezing winds, with temperatures as low as minus 40C and snow dunes up to 10ft high.