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EARTH SCIENCE > TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > SNOW/ICE > DEPTH HOAR

Definition:
Pertaining to the characteristics of the layer of ice crystals that
forms between the ground and snow cover by sublimation. It's also
referred to as sugar snow.


Reference:
Goudie, Andrew. 1997. The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Physical Geography.
Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts.