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Term: Ubac Class:  
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Created 6 June 2017
Last modified 6 June 2017
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Definition: The shady (usually poleward, or north in the Northern Hemisphere) side of a mountain. The term originated and is most often used in reference to mountains in the Alps. It is characterized by a lower timber line and snow line than the sunny side (the adret).  AMSglossary 

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