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Published 2011 | public
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Snow Crystal Structure


Snow crystals, also called snowflakes, are single crystals of ice that grow from water vapor. They form in copious numbers in the atmosphere and are well known for their elaborate, symmetrical patterns. Figure 1 shows several examples of natural snow crystals.

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