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Igloos

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Object Title: Igloos

Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing, Skiing

 

Page By: Dmitry Pruss

Created/Edited: Oct 22, 2007 / Oct 23, 2007

Object ID: 349907

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Building an igloo

Constructing a real igloo requires an approximately 10-inch thick uniform and moderately firm windslab, so the proper materials are usually found in the middle of the higher-altitude glaciers or in flat sections of tundra valleys. It takes a good deal of breeze to prepare the "construction materials", but once built, an igloo would provide superior protection against these same elements!

External Links

Wiki guide to igloos.

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