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  • Nix, nivis, snow) is adopted from the French dialect of the French Alps; firn is German, meaning "last year's (snow)."
  • At first it becomes more coarse-grained, like the Firn Schnee of the Alps, and is moist by melting during the summer.
  • Purtscheller, Uber Fels and Firn (1901); E.
 
 

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