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snow line or snowline (ˈsnəʊˌlaɪn) 



  1. the altitudinal or latitudinal limit of permanent snow

Example Sentences Including 'snow line'

But by the end of March, when we went to Grindelwald, the snow line had already receded to about 1,500 metres, well above the village.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
However, Campbell insists the snow line starts just up the road.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
We were finally collected, took on more supplies of nappies and with a few necessary pauses we made our way north above the snow line.
Scotson, Linda Doran - Child of Courage
Would the mountains be even higher, the snow line lower, the glaciers larger, the ice cliffs more menacing?
Shah, Idries Kara Kush


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