sastruga

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Etymology[edit]

From German Sastruga, from Russian заструга (zastruga)

Noun[edit]

sastruga (plural sastrugi)

  1. Any of a series of long, wavelike ridges or grooves formed on a snow surface by the wind, especially in polar plains, and surfaces of ice covered lakes/seas. These dunes of snow may be blown across the plains like wind-driven waves.

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  • The Heart of the Antarctic: The Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907 -1909 by Sir Ernest Shackleton (Collins) →ISBN