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snowcap

[snoh-kap] /ˈsnoʊˌkæp/
noun
1.
a layer of snow forming a cap on or covering the top of something, as a mountain peak or ridge.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; snow + cap1
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  • Explain that the darker shades of brown indicate mountains with the highest elevations, while white indicates a snowcap.
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snowcap

/ˈsnəʊˌkæp/
noun
1.
a cap of snow, as on the top of a mountain
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