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Term: Wind 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 the packing action of wind on previously deposited snow. Wind crust may break locally, but, unlike wind slab, does not constitute an avalanche hazard.  AMSglossary 

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