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Term: Rain crust Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A type of snow crust formed by refreezing after surface snow crystals have been melted and wetted by liquid precipitation. This type of crust is composed of individual ice particles such as firn. Rain may also help to form film crust or ice crust.  AMSglossary 

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