snow line


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the line on a mountain above which there is perpetual snow and ice

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"If the snow line was inside Earth's orbit when our planet formed, then it should have been an icy body," Martin explained.
"I stayed with them and took them down, bit by bit, until we got below the snow line."
Skiing could disappear altogether at some resorts, while at others the UN Environment Programme report says a retreating snow line will cut off base villages from their ski runs as early as 2030.
'A 300 metre rise of the snow line would reduce the proportion of Swiss ski areas with sufficient snow from currently about 85% to 63%,' said the scientists.
Some stayed with the woman, who was not badly hurt, while the rest made their way below the snow line and set up camp.
Other species face the danger of being driven off the tops of mountains as the vegetation changes when the snow line retreats and disappears.
Born outside the snow line, with an abundance of building materials, it soon grew to dwarf Earth, drawing in colossal amounts of the hydrogen and helium that permeated the early solar system.
Born outside the snow line, with an abundance of building materials, it grew to dwarf Earth, drawing in colossal amounts of the hydrogen and helium that permeated the early solar system.
The meteorologist predicted that the snow line could decrease to 1,100 meters early Friday, but could not say how much snow would accumulate or whether skiing would be possible.
Towering firs draped in snow line the way and occasionally open to reveal SO-mile views into Washington State's powdery Cascade Range.
He said visibility was good and the women, who are understood to have been from the Midlands, were well equipped and below the snow line.
"The snow line will stay on the same level but if we get any precipitation it will be sleety rather than any snow.
Using advanced techniques experts found the planet, named Barnard's Star B, in a distant region from its star known as the "snow line", Nature journal reports.
Quoting findings of the studies of the Pakistan Meteorological Department, he said, 'over last more than 30 years the snow line has receded by over 1.1 kilometres.