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IN Travel & Adventure ON 19 Jan, 2016
So first of all, Game of Thrones fans, this going to be a little disappointing for you since the snow we are talking about isn't Jon Snow.
However, these facts about the actual Snow are as interesting as the theories about Rhaegar Targareyn's bastard, and might fascinate you as much.
We have seen in many movies how someone sneezes or farts for that matter and upsets an avalanche which then decides to come down tumbling. That doesn't really happen, though.
Within snow, sound waves bounce at a high frequency, so the snow instead of absorbing a sound, reflects it.
In April 1921, Silver Lake, Colorado was buried in 75.8 inches. Beat that.
Snow is translucent. It's the light that shines off it that makes it appear white.
Now, that is a matter of perspective. But, snowflake really isn't anything but mashed ice.
Not like the girl from Orphan had a past, but yes each snowflake particle can be practically from any corner of the world.
This 15-inch mammoth-snow fell in Fort Keogh, Montana.
Because on an average, it gets 326 inches of snow every year.
Because it has pigmented algae growing underneath and needless to say, you should not be putting toxic algae in your mouth.
Yeah, seriously dude. Pibloktoq, more commonly known as Arctic Hysteria is a medical condition developed after staying in the snow for a long time.
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