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Term: Old snow Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: Deposited snow whose transformation into firn is so far advanced that the original form of the ice crystals can no longer be recognized.  NSIDCCryosphere 

Deposited snow whose transformation into firn is so far advanced that the original form of the ice crystals can no longer be recognized.  WMOHydrology 

Deposited snow in which the original crystalline forms are no longer recognizable, such as firn, spring snow.  AMSglossary 

Deposited snow whose transformation intofirn is so far advanced that the original form of the ice crystals can no longer be recognized (cf. Firn).  SPRI 

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