Raised Footprints and Wind Erosion
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Raised Footprints and Wind Erosion

First the snow came. Then the person came and walked in the snow. Then the wind came and blew away the snow, except for the compressed, harded snow where the footprints were . . . and, in this case, the snow downwind of that compressed, hardened snow.

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