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Term: Rammsonde Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A device for measuring the penetration hardness (also called the ram resistance) of snow or firn, a quantity formerly believed to be a reliable guide to the density, and still commonly used in assessments of the risk of snow avalanches.  IHPGlacierMassBalance 

British term for ram penetrometer.  AMSglossary 

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