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red snow

noun
1.
snow that has acquired a red color either from airborne particles of red dust or from a type of alga that contains a red pigment.
Origin of red snow
1670-1680
1670-80
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  • They drew a sledge after them towards the red-snow Valley, which was not more than two miles distant from the ship.

    The World of Ice R.M. Ballantyne
  • On the day referred to, a large party was formed to go to the top of the cliffs at red-snow Valley to welcome back the sun.

    The World of Ice Robert Michael Ballantyne
  • They drew a sledge after them towards the red-snow valley, which was not more than two miles distant from the ship.

    The World of Ice Robert Michael Ballantyne

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