firn line

noun

Also called: firn limit the zone of a glacier between the lower region of solid ice and the upper region of névé, above which ablation occurs
the snow line on a glacier

Nearby words

  1. firman,
  2. firmer chisel,
  3. firmer gouge,
  4. firmware,
  5. firn,
  6. firnification,
  7. firozabad,
  8. firry,
  9. first,
  10. first aid

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