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Term: Snow stake Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: A 1-3/4 inch square, semi-permanent stake, marked in inch increments to measure snow depth.  NOAAHydrology 

A 1-3/4 inch square, semi-permanent stake, marked in inch increments to measure snow depth.  NOAA-NWS 

Graduated stake fixed in the ground in regions of abundant snowfall to facilitate the measurement of snow depth.  WMOMeteoterm 

Graduated fixed stake to facilitate the measurement of snow depth.  WMOHydrology 

A wooden scale, calibrated in inches or centimeters, used in regions of deep snow to measure its depth. (Also called snow scale.) The scale is bolted to a wood post or angle iron set in the ground.  AMSglossary 

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