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Alpine Level Snow Survey, Gros Morne National Park.
Alpine Level Snow Survey, Gros Morne National Park.
As part of a research study into the climate and weather of Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland, a survey of snow cover conditions on the alpine summit area of Big Level plateau, at elevations near 750 metres, is undertaken at the time of maximum snow depth in late winter-early spring.

Photograph shows a snow coring and weighting device being used to determine the snow depth and water content at points along a survey line.

Reproduced by permission of Colin Banfield. © 1999.
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