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helm wind A local name for a type of lee wave that occurs frequently in winter and spring on the western (lee) slope of the Crossfell range in Cumbria, England. Associated with this cold, gusty, north-easterly wind, the helm itself is a thick bank of cloud along the mountain range, together with an outlier of narrow, almost motionless cloud away from the range.

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helm wind

helm wind Local name for a type of lee wave frequent in winter and spring on the western (lee) slope of the Crossfell range in Cumbria, England. Associated with this cold, gusty, north-easterly wind, the helm itself is a thick bank of cloud along the mountain range, together with an outlier of narrow, almost motionless cloud away from the range.

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"helm wind." A Dictionary of Earth Sciences. . Retrieved August 18, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/helm-wind