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glaze ice
Glaze ice on semi-alpine shrubs on Mt Monadnock.

Glaze ice forms when liquid water (rain or fog) contacts a cold surface. The resulting ice is amorphous (glassy) and clear. In contrast, rime, like snow, consists of many tiny crystals and is white.

Jan 16, 2006

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nartrebSubmitted by nartreb
on Apr 15, 2006 7:31 pm

Image ID: 188317
Hits: 950 
Lat/Lon: 42.86275°N / 72.10499°W
Object Title: glaze ice

Image Type(s): Informational