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snowblitz theory A theory which proposes that following a bad winter with heavy snowfall, snow persists in lowland areas throughout the summer. This increases the albedo and thus reduces the amount of solar warming of the ground. More snow is added during the next winter, and more snow may thus accumulate year by year. An ice-cap may develop, and glaciation may occur after only a few hundred years. Such a sequence of events is more likely in high than in low latitudes.

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snowblitz theory

snowblitz theory A theory which proposes that following a severe winter with heavy snowfall, snow persists in lowland areas throughout the summer. This increases the albedo and thus reduces the amount of solar warming of the ground. More snow is added during the next winter, and more snow may thus accumulate year by year. An ice-cap may develop, and glaciation may occur after only a few hundred years.

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