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snow cave

(mountaineering) another name for snow hole
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  • In the afternoon a snow cave was dug, seven feet deep and enlarged to seven feet square at the bottom.

    The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson
  • “It certainly smells all right,” exclaimed Paul, as the appetizing odor from the frying meat filled the snow cave.

    On the Edge of the Arctic Harry Lincoln Sayler
  • Into this snow cave Hugh went to look for a drink of water and presently called to the boys, telling them to come in to him.

    Jack the Young Explorer George Bird Grinnell

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