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Term: Firn limit Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: The minimum elevation of firn lying on a glacier surface; each year's firn line marks a glacier's annual equilibrium line; also called firn line.  NSIDCCryosphere 

A synonym of firn line.  IHPGlacierMassBalance 

The lower boundary of the zone of accumulation on a glacier where snow accumulates on an annual basis. Also called the Firn Line.  PhysicalGeography 

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