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A researcher's winter gloves provide a sense of scale to sastrugi, sharp irregular grooves or ridges formed on a snow surface by wind erosion, seen during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project.
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Album name:vizcarra / North Slope SNOWNET 2013
Keywords:sastrugi, serreze, snownet, arctic
Copyright Information:May be used freely if properly cited.
Image Credit:Mark Serreze, NSIDC
File Size:114 KB
Date added:Jul 19, 2013
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