red snow


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red snow

n.
Snow on which red-pigmented algae have grown, commonly found in Arctic and Alpine regions.
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On several patches of the snow I found the Protococcus nivalis, or red snow, so well known from the accounts of Arctic navigators.
Valparaiso -- Portillo Pass -- Sagacity of Mules -- Mountain- torrents -- Mines, how discovered -- Proofs of the gradual Elevation of the Cordillera -- Effect of Snow on Rocks -- Geological Structure of the two main Ranges, their distinct Origin and Upheaval -- Great Subsidence -- Red Snow -- Winds -- Pinnacles of Snow -- Dry and clear Atmosphere -- Electricity -- Pampas -- Zoology of the opposite Side of the Andes -- Locusts -- Great Bugs -- Mendoza -- Uspallata Pass -- Silicified Trees buried as they grew -- Incas Bridge -- Badness of the Passes exaggerated -- Cumbre -- Casuchas -- Valparaiso.
But the men of Blackburg--men who for many years had lived right there where the red snow fell, and might be supposed to know a good deal about the matter--shook their heads and said something would come of it.
The Met Office ended its rare red snow warning for Wales but issued an ice warning, which is still in place today and could remain in place for parts of Wales tomorrow.
ABSTRACT Both red snow crab (Chionoecetes japonicus Rathbun, 1932) and snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio Fabricius, 1788) are commercially important species in Korea.
"The Bookmark" examines the decline of criticism according to one Saul Straight, a stern, eccentric judge, whose saga continues in "Someone Else's Theme." "The Branch Line" deconstructs the Heavy Industry of Dreams ("Evening Classes for Night Visions"), while "Red Snow" takes a logical conundrum to its ultimate reversal.
The shortlist for the children's award is comprised of Elizabeth Laird's 'Crusade', Ann Kelley's 'The Bower Bird', Marcus Sedgwick's 'Blood Red Snow White', and Meg Rosoff's 'What I Was'.
The crews attributed their boats' stay in the North Korean-administered fishery to time required to recover their baskets to catch red snow crab, the sources said.
While the Appalachian children in Kuralt's piece look innocently into the camera singing "Silent Night," Appalachian Barret hides behind her red snow saucer after a spin down the hill, refusing to show her face to the camera.
In China, "Star Wars: Episode II--Attack of the Clones," "Ice Age," and local pics "Red Snow" and "Heavenly Grassland" (Tianshang Caoyuan) were screened digitally this year, resulting in far higher admissions and grosses (the average ticket price was at least 50% higher than normal).
At the same meeting, the two countries also agreed to set up a one-month closed season every year from late July for fishing red snow crab, also known as red tanner crab, whose stocks are feared becoming scarce due to recent over-fishing, the officials said.
Although we seldom have the deep and persistent snowfields needed to support watermelon snow in the spring ("Red snow, green snow," SN: 5/20/00, p.