snowdrift


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snowdrift

a bank of deep snow driven together by the wind

snowdrift

[′snō‚drift]
(hydrology)
Snow deposited on the lee of obstacles, lodged in irregularities of a surface, or collected in heaps by eddies in the wind.
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In the Highlands, a train was trapped in a snowdrift BREAKERS: Boats were swept up by the waves and sent crashing into the harbour wall
A WOMAN has been found alive buried in a snowdrift four days after she vanished in freezing temperatures.
But Olwine, 33, drove at his wife, knocked her into a snowdrift and broke her leg in Salt Lake City, Utah.
A little thing like a 10-foot snowdrift wasn't going to stop her from partying, so she came up with a way to brave the cold and still stay fashionable.
While planes at JFK were grounded, her crew tried to drive from New York but ended up being trapped in a snowdrift.
George Metcalfe, 27, had been stranded in his car with Rachel Crowley for three days in a southern Utah snowdrift.
One driver had to be taken to hospital with mild hypothermia after spending an hour trying to dig his car out of a snowdrift near Huntly.
A COUNCIL worker whose snowplough became stuck in a 5ft snowdrift claims bosses left him stranded for eight hours - then told him to walk home.
Twenty passengers and crew were stranded overnight when the Inverness-Wick train ploughed into a giant snowdrift near the Sutherland village of Kinbrace.
This female Muntjac deer was found close to death in a snowdrift just days after being born.