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Probing the depths of snow - Crikey Creek

Daniel Collins Nov 01, 2009

Yesterday I went to Temple Basin, not to ski but to measure snow. In contrast with Spain, the rain and snow in New Zealand falls mainly in the mountains. Moisture-laden air, a lot from the Tasman, hits the mountains and is forced to rise. A combination of pressure and temperature changes force the moisture to become the rain or … Read More