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	            This data set consists of Northern Hemisphere snow depth analysis data 
	            processed by the Canadian Meteorological Centre (CMC). Snow depth data 
	            obtained from surface synoptic observations (synops), meteorological aviation 
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	            World Meteorological Organization (WMO) information system for use in the CMC 
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