Crystal Shape

Some articles on crystal shape, crystals, crystal:

Alpine Skiing - Snow and Weather
... Air currents and other factors determine snow crystal shape obviously, the farther apart given snow crystals are, the more air is contained in the newly ... relative moisture content and low amounts of loft because the crystal structure resembles small, dense pellets ... There are other factors that impact snow beyond its moisture content and crystal shape, however ...

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